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

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 agriculture, forestry, fishing industries throughout the southeastern U.S. and U.S. territories in the Caribbean. In early 2022, SCCAHS, part of a national network with 10 […]

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

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 this dangerous industry. National surveillance efforts are known to undercount cases in the agricultural industry, especially for smaller farms. Researchers around the country are working […]

Practical Steps to Advancing Health Equity and Minimizing Bias in Health Related Programming Efforts | Feb 23, 2022 @ 11am EST

Health inequities are created when access to resources needed to be healthy are limited by the policies and norms for particular groupings of people, whether based on social, economic, demographic, geographic, or other means of stratification. Having a greater ability to engage in complex conversations about disparities, inequities, race, and race-related issues is one step […]