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.


Florida and the Farm Bill: What you should know 

May 23, 2023
By Jamie FussellFlorida Fruit and Vegetable Association “In my eyes, food security and national security are one and the same.”   Florida grower Dustin Grooms shared those words during a recent congressional hearing...

Climate Trends and Variability –Applications to Agriculture in the Southeast | June 6 @ 11 A.M. EDT

May 19, 2023
Climate trends and variability play an important role in agriculture and the risks faced by producers. Climate predictions and agricultural forecasting provide a critical support structure for the agricultural industry...

Wastewater Surveillance as a Public Health Tool for Community Wellbeing | May 18, 2023 @ 11 A.M. EDT

April 11, 2023
Wastewater-based epidemiology (WBE) uses biological or chemical indicators in sewage for the purpose of public health surveillance to provide information about the health of a community. WBE has been used...