Expert researchers discuss the latest science related to heat stress at SCCAHS’s inaugural State of the Science Meeting

Researchers representing disciplines such as the military, agriculture and sports medicine met in late October to discuss the latest advances in science and technology related to occupational heat stress in the Southeast. The Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (SCCAHS) brought together scientists from the University of Florida, Florida State University, University of South […]

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 manager for health and safety for The Wonderful Company, shared his […]

UF to receive nearly $10 million to support new agricultural safety and health center

The University of Florida has received a grant of nearly $10 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention through the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, or NIOSH, for a five-year project to explore the occupational safety and health of people working in agriculture, fishing and forestry in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi […]