Coordinator of Public Programs
School of Public Health
Labor Occupational Health Program
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-5120
510-643-2424 Fax: 510-643-5698
Co-wrote and conducted research for one of the first reports characterizing the problem of young workers' health and safety. This report helped generate NIOSH funding as well as a California task force on this issue.
Current Research Interests
Develop, implement and evaluate community-based interventions to prevent occupational injury among young employees (including educational, enforcement and other policy level strategies)
Establish a statewide Resource Center on Young Workers' Health and Safety at LOHP
Bush D, Baker R. 1998. Protecting and educating California's young workers: report and recommendations of the California Study Group on Young Workers' Health and Safety. California Commission on Health and Safety and Workers' Compensation.
Bush D, González-Arroyo M, Baker R, Szudy B. 1997. Teens, work and safety: a curriculum for high school students. Berkeley, CA: Labor Occupational Health Program, University of California.
Bush D, Baker R. 1994. Young workers at risk: health and safety education and the schools. Berkeley, CA: Labor Occupational Health Program, University of California.
Bush D, Rudolph L, Dervin K, Gold D. 1994. Physician's guide to medical practice in the California workers' compensation system. Industrial Medical Council.
Bush D. 1992. Protecting crops, protecting people-Can IPM work for you? [Video for California growers]. California Public Health Foundation.
Workshops for teachers, job trainers and employers regarding protecting teens from workplace hazards