Providing research and education on health and safety in agriculture, forestry, and fishing.

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About Us

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.


Mapping and Understanding Local News Ecosystems | September 15, 2022 @ 11 a.m. EDT

August 30, 2022
Since 2005, more than 2,000 newspapers have closed in the United States, and as of 2020, nearly 4 million Americans live in a county without a newspaper. The loss of...

Using Perception Analyzer Dials to Understand Trust in COVID-19 Video Messages | August 31, 2022 @ 11 a.m. EDT

July 15, 2022
Research shows trust is an important factor in determining the public’s willingness to comply with health and safety recommendations during pandemics and other health crises. In July 2021, graduate students...

Emerging Topics and New Collaborations in the Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety | July 14, 2022 @ 11:00 a.m. EDT

June 29, 2022
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...