alexa Occupation Disrupted? - Exploring The Narratives Of Irish Farmers Following A Farm Accident
ISSN: 2329-6879

Occupational Medicine & Health Affairs
Open Access

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific Societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Open Access Journals gaining more Readers and Citations

700 Journals and 15,000,000 Readers Each Journal is getting 25,000+ Readers

This Readership is 10 times more when compared to other Subscription Journals (Source: Google Analytics)

3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Occupational Health & Safety
June 24-25, 2014 Valencia Conference Centre, Valencia, Spain

Laura Kate Reilly
ScientificTracks Abstracts: Occup Med Health Aff
DOI: 10.4172/2329-6879.S1.018
Abstract
Background: Farm injuries account for a large percentage of work place injuries in Ireland annually. The purpose of this study was to investigate perceived changes in occupational identity, competence and the environment following a farm related injury. Method: A qualitative research design adopting a phenomenological approach was used to guide the study. The occupational performance history interview (OPHI-II) was used to derive the narrative from participants. Six farmers who had experienced a farm accident were selected from two recruitment sources. The purposive sampling technique ?maximum variation? was used to select participants. Thematic analysis was used to analyze the data and resulted in the identification of five themes. Conclusions: There are implications for public policy related to an urgent need for financial, informational and rehabilitative supports for farmers living and working with permanent disabilities arising from farm accidents.
Biography
Laura Kate Reilly has just completed abachelor degree in Occupational Therapy at the National University of Ireland, Galway where she received first class honors. As part of her degree specifications she has carried out a qualitative study investigating the impact of a farming accident on a farmer from an occupational therapy perspective. This is the first research of its kind from an Irish context and she hopes to pursue a PhD in this area of farming accidents and occupational therapy input.
image PDF   |   image HTML
 

Relevant Topics

Peer Reviewed Journals
 
Make the best use of Scientific Research and information from our 700 + peer reviewed, Open Access Journals
International Conferences 2017-18
 
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Annual Meetings

Contact Us

Agri & Aquaculture Journals

Dr. Krish

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Biochemistry Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Business & Management Journals

Ronald

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Chemistry Journals

Gabriel Shaw

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9040

Clinical Journals

Datta A

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9037

Engineering Journals

James Franklin

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

Food & Nutrition Journals

Katie Wilson

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

General Science

Andrea Jason

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9043

Genetics & Molecular Biology Journals

Anna Melissa

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9006

Immunology & Microbiology Journals

David Gorantl

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9014

Materials Science Journals

Rachle Green

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Nursing & Health Care Journals

Stephanie Skinner

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9039

Medical Journals

Nimmi Anna

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9038

Neuroscience & Psychology Journals

Nathan T

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9041

Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals

Ann Jose

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9007

Social & Political Science Journals

Steve Harry

[email protected]

1-702-714-7001Extn: 9042

 
© 2008- 2017 OMICS International - Open Access Publisher. Best viewed in Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Above IE 7.0 version