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UC Davis research finds ag health issues undercounted
Sacramento Business Journal

More than three-fourths of all injuries and illnesses experienced by U.S. agriculture workers and farmers aren’t reported, according to research led by a University of California Davis public health sciences professor.

In the April issue of “ Annals of Epidemiology,” a study led by professor J. Paul Leigh suggested federal agencies don’t report 77.6 percent of such incidents, making it unlikely safety and health risks for those in agriculture will be addressed or corrected accurately.

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