Providing research and education on health and safety in agriculture, forestry, and fishing.

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SCCAHS explores and addresses the occupational safety and health needs of people working in agriculture, fishing, and forestry in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico.

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Emerging Topics and New Collaborations in the Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety | July 13, 2022 @ 11:00 a.m. EDT

March 22, 2022
The Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (SCCAHS) was established in 2016 to conduct research, education, and prevention projects to address the health and safety issues in the...

Communicating with Vulnerable Populations about Pandemic Related Health Risks | April 27, 2022 @ 11 a.m. EST

March 11, 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic was a time of crisis provoking fear of the unknown and threats to public safety and wellbeing. Science and health communicators must provide transparent messaging to give...

Why Agriculture Remains Undercounted in Fatal and Non-Fatal Occupational Injury Surveillance Systems | March 9, 2022 @ 11am EST

February 23, 2022
Surveillance of injuries and fatalities in production agriculture is necessary to inform stakeholders about workplace hazards and risks in order to improve and advance injury prevention policies and practices for...