University of California
Diane E. Bush, MPH

Diane E. Bush, MPH

Coordinator of Public Programs
School of Public Health
Labor Occupational Health Program
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-5120
dbush@berkeley.edu
510-643-2424 Fax: 510-643-5698
 
Creative Achievements
• 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
 
Key Publications
• 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.
 
Teaching
• Workshops for teachers, job trainers and employers regarding protecting teens from workplace hazards