Table 14CHW injury prevention interventions and workplace safety

Author, Year
Study Design
Population Setting
Sample Size
Intensity of CHW InterventionStudy GroupsResults
Forst et al., 2004126

Latino migrant and seasonal farm workers

Southeast Michigan and northeast Illinois

N: 786

Low intensityG1: CHW distributed protective eyewear, conducted at least 1 each individual and group training sessions

G2: CHW distributed eyewear, did not provide training

G3: No CHW component
G1 were more likely to increase use of protective eyewear compared with G2 (P < 0.0001) and with G3 (P = 0.03)

Any CHW intervention increased likelihood of protective eyewear use vs. no CHW (P = 0.0004)

CHW, community health worker; G, group; N, number.

From: 3, Results

Cover of Outcomes of Community Health Worker Interventions
Outcomes of Community Health Worker Interventions.
Evidence Reports/Technology Assessments, No. 181.
Viswanathan M, Kraschnewski J, Nishikawa B, et al.

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