Occupational health and safety characteristics of agricultural workers in Adana, Turkey: a cross-sectional study

OKYAY R. A. , TANIR F. , Agaoglu P. M.

PEERJ, cilt.6, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.7717/peerj.4952
  • Dergi Adı: PEERJ


Background: Among agricultural workers, especially in the seasonal migratory ones, housing and hygiene related issues, occupational accidents, low levels of education, poverty and absence of social security problems emerge as significant public health problems. This study aims to compare migrant-seasonal workers (MSWs) and resident agricultural workers (RAWs) in terms of socio-demographic characteristics and occupational health and safety in Adana, one of Turkey's most important agricultural cities.