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

Learn about the latest research projects and pilot projects happening at SCCAHS

About Us

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.


Emerging Topics and New Collaborations in the Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety | July 14, 2022 @ 11:00 a.m. EDT

June 29, 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...

Film, Farmers, and Finding a New (Old) Tool for Education: On the Farm | June 29, 2022 @ 11 a.m. ET / 10 a.m. CT

June 15, 2022
Mississippi State University Extension professionals began the PROMISE Initiative (Preventing Opioid Misuse In the SouthEast) in 2017, with funding from USDA. The PROMISE Initiative seeks to fight the growing opioid...

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...