Farmworker Health & Training Program

The Association of Farmworker Opportunity Programs is the proud sponsor of the national Farmworker Occupational Health & Safety Training Program (FOHSTP), which provides pesticide safety training, heat stressprevention training and other health education to migrant and seasonal farmworkers and their families.The ten month program (Jan. – Oct.) has been implemented among our member organizations in multiple states.  To date we have a network of 218 trainers to deliver vital occupational health and safety information to tens of thousands of farmworkers each year.

Program Impact

2016 PROGRAM IMPACT:

Our Health & Safety trainers had the opportunity to train 57,713 farmworkers in multiple health and safety training topics.

· 29 states participated in our program
· network of 220 trainers

2015 PROGRAM IMPACT:

Our Health & Safety trainers had the opportunity to train 41,400 farmworkers on different topics, such as: pesticide safety and heat stress prevention.

  • 28 states participated in our program
  • We had a network of 186 trainers

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2014 PROGRAM IMPACT:

Our Health & Safety trainers had the opportunity to train 26,468 farmworkers on different topics, such as: pesticide safety and heat stress prevention.

  • 16 states participated in our program
  • We had a network of 136 trainers

2014 training impact

2013 PROGRAM IMPACT:

Our Health & Safety trainers had the opportunity to train 27,822 farmworkers on different topics, such as: pesticide safety and heat stress prevention.

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