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.
UF Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety receives over $7 million in renewal funding
Workers in agriculture, fisheries and forestry are among those at greatest risk nationally for injury and work-related health problems. Additionally, work-related fatalities are nearly seven times
What’s Next? Understanding the current status of COVID-19 and future projections
While health experts have stated that the United States is turning the corner on the latest surge in the coronavirus pandemic, experts aren’t convinced that
SCCAHS uses survey data to understand Extension needs during public health crisis
GAINESVILLE, FL – Earlier this year, the Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (SCCAHS) launched a series of surveys aimed at understanding Florida
EPA Environmental Justice Requests for Applications Due May 7, 2021
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced two Environmental Justice (EJ) Requests for Applications for EJ Small Grants (SG) and EJ Collaborative Problem-Solving (CPS)
UF/IFAS Extension works with FDACS to help farmworkers stay safe from COVID
By Lourdes Rodriguez and Brad Buck UF/IFAS Extension experts are communicating with agricultural workers to connect them with COVID-19 free testing, safety information and training – a role they have been serving throughout the pandemic.
Issue Guide: The Needs of Extension in the Southeast Region During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (SCCAHS) conducted research to identify the needs of Extension professionals in the Southeast region as a