Upcoming Webinar: Pesticide & Heat Stress Education for Latino Farmworkers that is Culturally Appropriate (Jan. 22nd 2-3pm)

Farmworkers, the majority of whom are Latino immigrants from Mexico, experience elevated rates of occupational injury and illness. Chronic low-dose exposure to pesticides and extreme heat and humidity are major sources of poor occupational health outcomes. Dr. Joseph Grzywacz,...
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Community Stakeholder Advisory Board Webinar Meeting

Dr. Tracy Irani, SCCAHS Outreach Core Director, hosted a meeting with colleague Dr. Tom Bernard from the University of South Florida’s NIOSH funded Sunshine Education & Research Center. They were pleased to share about several upcoming and past events, as well as affiliate...
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Past Webinar: The Need for a Safety Focus in Agriculture (Nov. 6 2-3pm)

The November webinar for the SCCAHS webinar series featured Jose Perez, senior manager for health and safety for The Wonderful Company. In this webinar, Perez covered the need for a safety focus in agriculture and shared his experiences on how to support and create a culture of...
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Fall 2018 Seminar Featuring Jose Perez, The Wonderful Company

The senior manager for health and safety of the world’s largest grower of tree nuts was the featured speaker at the Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety’s (SCCAHS) fall seminar at the University of Florida campus on November 15th.  Jose Perez, senior...
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Past Webinar: Occupational Health and Safety Surveillance of Gulf Seafood Workers (Oct. 24 10-11am)

Occupational Health and Safety Surveillance of Gulf Seafood Workers Commercial ocean fishing is one of the most dangerous occupations in the world. Workplace-related illnesses, injuries, and deaths are not uncommon for commercial seafood workers, and many of these adverse...
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Recorded Webinar: Assessing Agricultural Liability (Sept. 18 10:30-11:30 am)

The Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (SCCAHS) conducts research on important topics related to health and safety in the agriculture, fisheries, and forestry sector. Dr. Martie Gillen, co-investigator on the outreach core for the center, has created...
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