University of Illinois Extension

Publications

Online Publications

Books

Petrea, R.E. (Ed.) 2003. Using History and Accomplishments to Plan for the Future: A Summary of 15 Years in Agricultural Safety and Health, and Action Steps for Future Directions. Urbana, IL: Agricultural Safety and Health Network. [PDF]

Offline Publications

Doctoral Dissertation

Petrea, R.E. (1996). Applying the Theory of Planned Behavior to Respiratory Protection Use and Behaviors of East-Central Illinois Pork Producers. (Doctoral dissertation University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996). Dissertation Abstracts International, 57-11A, 4626.

Journal Articles

Aherin, R.A. and Petrea, R.E. (1994). Forming sustainable community-based farm safety leadership groups. Annual of Agriculture Environmental Medicine, 1 (2), 218.

Petrea, R.E. (1997). Lessons learned and hypotheses generated from the W.K. Kellogg Agricultural Safety and Health Initiative Cluster Evaluation. Journal of Agromedicine, 4 (1/2), 11-18.

Petrea, R.E. and Aherin, R.A. (1998). Evaluation findings of an agricultural health and safety community leadership development process. Journal of Agromedicine, 5 (2), 77-89.

Petrea, R. E. (2001). The Theory of Planned Behavior: Use and application in targeting agricultural safety and health intervention. Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 7 (1), 7-19.

Other Publications

Baker, D.E., Thompson, R.W., and Petrea, R.E. (1997). Sustainable community-based approaches to agricultural injury and illness prevention. Invited presentation at the 1997 Summer Conference of the National Institute for Farm Safety, Indianapolis, IN, June 22-26.

Burns, E. and Petrea, R.E. (1999). Teaching agricultural safety to kids: Evaluation findings after eighteen months. Invited presentation at 1999 Summer Conference of the National Institute for Farm Safety. Paper #1999-9.

Burns, E. and Petrea, R.E. (2000). TASK teens teaching youth: Findings from a quasi-experimental design to assess presentation effects. Invited presentation Agricultural Safety & Health in a New Century. New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health, Cooperstown, NY. April 28-30, 2000.

Burns, E. and Petrea, R.E. (2000). Illinois TASK curriculum review opinions of TASK student trainers and agricultural education student teacher candidates. Invited presentation at the National Institute for Farm Safety Annual Conference. Dubuque, IA, June 25-29, 2000. Paper #00-11.

Enderlin, K.J., Petrea, R.E. and Osborne, E.W. (1992). Student and teacher attitude toward and performance in an integrated science/agriculture course. Invited presentation. Proceedings of the 1993 Central States Research Conference in Agriculture Education, St. Louis, MO, March 7, 1993.

Petrea, R.E. (1993). Special populations: Need, size and nature. The Agricultural Education Magazine, 65(9), 19-20.

Petrea, R.E. (1995). The Illinois agricultural safety and health coalition network building project. Invited presentation at the 18th Annual National Rural Health Association Conference. Atlanta, GA, May 16-20, 1995.

Petrea, R.E. (1996). Lessons learned and hypotheses generated from the W.K. Kellogg Agricultural Safety and Health Cluster. Plenary session presentation at the Third Annual NIOSH Agricultural Health and Safety Conference. Iowa City, IA, March 24 - 26, 1996.

Petrea, R.E. (1997). Advantages and disadvantages of using the Theory of Planned Behavior to target agricultural safety and health interventions. Invited presentation at 1997 International Meeting of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Minneapolis, MN. August 8-11, 1997. ASAE Paper Number 975012.

Petrea, R.E. (1999). Training young workers in partnership with community-based organizations. National Conference on Workplace Safety and Health Training, St. Louis, MO, October 24-26, 1999.

Petrea, R.E. (1999). Analyzing Agricultural Safety Behaviors for Intervention Impact and Evaluation. Professional Development Program segment, 1999 Summer Conference of the National Institute for Farm Safety, Ocean City, MD.

Petrea, R.E. (2000). Agricultural incidents and prevention: The importance of behavioral beliefs. Missouri Farm Bureau Young Farmers 2000 Conference. Tan-Tar-A Resort, MO, February 11, 2000.

Petrea, R.E. (2000). A Project: A summary of 15 years of agricultural safety and health and action steps for the future. Invited presentation Agricultural Safety & Health in a New Century. New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health/National Institute for Occupation Safety and Health Conference, Cooperstown, NY. April 28-30, 2000.

Petrea, R.E. (2000). Incorporating youth into community leadership development via rural/agricultural safety and health issues: Strategies, findings, and suggestions. Invited presentation at 32nd Annual Conference of the Community Development Society. Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, July 23-26, 2000.

Petrea, R.E. (2000). Incorporating youth into community leadership development findings from three initiatives. Invited presentation at Nordic Meeting on Agricultural Occupational Health, Alnarp, Sweden; Sept. 25-27, 2000.

Petrea, R.E. (2000). How far have we come? Where are we going? A project proposal summary. Invited poster at Nordic Meeting on Agricultural Occupational Health, Alnarp, Sweden; Sept. 25-27, 2000.

Petrea, R.E. (2000). Project Update: Using History and Accomplishments to Plan for the Future: A Summary of 15 Years in Agricultural Safety and Health and Actions Steps for Future Directions. Invited presentation at the 2000 Annual Meeting of the North American Agromedicine Consortium. Gainesville, FL Dec. 3-6 2000.

Petrea, R.E. (2001). An Agricultural Safety and Health Conference. Invited presentation at the 2001 Midwest Agricultural Machinery Conference. Cedar Rapids, IA, May 8, 2001.

Petrea, R.E. (2001). Conference Update: Using Past and Present to Map Future Actions. Invited presentation at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the National Institute for Farm Safety. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. June 28, 2001.

Petrea, R.E. (2001). Conference, work-group meetings, and consensus? Invited presentation at the 2001 Annual Meeting of the North American Agromedicine Consortium. Charleston, SC. Nov. 4-6, 2001.

Petrea, R. E. (2002). Factors associated with agricultural safety and health incidents. Primary Speaker, Annual Meeting of the Kentucky Partnership, Bowling Green, KY March 1, 2002.

Petrea, R.E. (2002). Using History and Accomplishments to Plan for the Future: A summary of first and second year activities. Invited poster presentation at the 2002 Annual Meeting of the National Institute for Farm Safety, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. June 23 - 27, 2002.

Petrea, R.E. (2003). Using History and Accomplishments to Plan for the Future: Draft project document. Invited Plenary presentation at the 2003 Annual Meeting of the National Institute for Farm Safety, Windsor, Ontario, Canada. June 23 - 27, 2003.

Petrea, R.E. (2003). Using History and Accomplishments to Plan for the Future: A Summary of 15 Years in Agricultural Safety and Health and Action Steps for Future Directions. Project Document. Invited oral presentation at the 2003 5th International Symposium, Health of Rural Peoples. Institute for Agriculture and Rural Environmental Health, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. October 19 - 23, 2003.

Petrea, R.E. (2003). Using History and Accomplishments to Plan for the Future: A Summary of 15 Years in Agricultural Safety and Health and Action Steps for the Future Directions. Invited oral presentation at the 13th Annual Midwest Migrant Stream Forum, Houston, Texas. November 6-8, 2003.

Petrea, R.E. and Aherin, R.A. (1993). Farm safety community leadership development initiative. Invited presentation at 1993 International Winter Meeting of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Chicago, IL, Dec. 14-17, 1993. ASAE Paper Number 931616.

Petrea, R.E. and Aherin, R.A. (1994). The impact of selected intervention strategies on enhancing the utilization of chemical protective eyewear among farmers. Invited presentation at 1994 International Winter Meeting of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, Atlanta, GA, Dec. 13-17, 1994. ASAE Paper Number 945505.

Petrea, R.E. and Aherin, R.A. (1997). A rural and agricultural community leadership development project: Reflections on efforts after four years. Invited presentation at the 29th Annual Conference of the Community Development Society, Athens, GA. July 26-31, 1997.

Petrea, R.E. and R.A. Aherin. 1998. The capability of the theory of planned behavior to identify and evaluate safety interventions among farm populations. Proceedings of the International Conference, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety in Agriculture on the Boundary of Two Millennia, Kyiv, Ukraine. p. 55-56.

Petrea, R.E. and Aherin, R.A. (1998). Commuity-based agricultural safety and health interventions: Lessons learned and hypotheses generated from the twelve ASH-NET projects. Invited presentation 4th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Control, Rai Amsterdam, The Netherlands. May 17 - 20, 1998.

Petrea, R.E. and Aherin, R.A. (1999). Reducing Fatality Risks from Livestock Manure Storage Facilities: Findings from Pork Producer Behavior and Beliefs Surveys. Invited presentation 1999 Summer Conference of the National Institute for Farm Safety, Ocean City, MD. Paper #1999-3.

Petrea, R.E., Brusnighan, D.A., and Schweitzer, J.M. (1996). Farming with a lower extremity amputation or impairment. Breaking New Ground Special Report, Plowshares #24. West Lafayette, IN: Breaking New Ground Resource Center.

Petrea, R.E. and Burns, E. (1998). Youth teaching youth: Are TASK teens ready to teach? Invited presentation Fourth International Symposium: Rural Health and Safety in a Changing World, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. October 18-22, 1998.

Petrea, R., Forst, L, Skinner, S, and Bauer, S. (2002). Reducing eye injuries and illnesses in latino farmworkers: Partnership evaluation findings. Invited presentation 12th Annual Midwest Migrant Stream Forum, New Orleans, LA. Nov. 20-23, 2002.

Petrea, R., Jimenez, R., & Nickels, L (2002). Reducing eye injuries and illnesses in latino farmworkers: Partnership evaluation. Invited poster presentation 2002 Conference of the National Institute for Farm Safety, Ponte Verde Beach, FL. June 23 - 27, 2002.

Petrea, R.E., Keninger, T., & Tenhulzen Huneke, J. (1997). Lessons learned from community-based health and safety services. Invited presentation at the 20th Annual National Conference of the National Rural Health Association, Seattle, WA. May 21-24, 1997.

Petrea, R.E. and Lehtola, C. (2002). NASD: An Internet accessed farm worker injury prevention tool. Invited presentation at the 12th Annual Midwest Migrant Stream Forum, New Orleans, LA. Nov. 20-23, 2002.

Petrea, R.E. and Osborne, E.W. (1994). The Stages of Concern of teachers using the science applications in agriculture courses. Invited presentation. Proceedings of the 1994 Central States Research Conference in Agricultural Education, St. Louis, MO, March 25, 1994.

Petrea, R.E. and Thompson, R.W. (1998). Sustainable, community-based approaches to agricultural injury and illness prevention. Invited presentation International Roundtable discussion on rural childhood injury prevention, Espoo, Finland. June 15-16, 1998.

Video Participation

International Harvester (1982). Tractor safety is no accident. One of three discussing personal involvement in a tractor related incident.

Dow Elanco (1992). Farm safety: A second chance. One of four discussing personal involvement in a farm incident and the consequences of that incident.

Dow Elanco (1994). Farm safety goes to camp. One of several depicted during involvement in farm safety events for children and adults.

Cooperative Extension Service (1994). A dangerous profession. Description of farm safety and health community leadership development initiative. Technical advisor.