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.

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Images of Recovery: An interactive webinar and discussion on community recovery following Hurricanes Ian and Idalia | February 15 @ 1 P.M. Eastern

February 2, 2024
Past experience and literature have shown that impacts from natural disasters can affect long-term recovery in communities, including the personal, social, behavioral, and mental health aspects of daily life. In...

Cultivating Safety and Wellbeing for Children and Youth in Agriculture | February 21 @ 11 A.M. Eastern

February 2, 2024
Agriculture is among the most hazardous occupations worldwide and unique in that children and youth account for a percentage of the associated injuries and fatalities. Whether adolescents are actively working...

The state of knowledge regarding climate change and variability impacts on adaptation options for Florida agriculture, forestry and rangelands | November 15 @ 11 A.M. Eastern

October 27, 2023
As the climate continues to change and become more variable, the working lands of Florida will experience increased production risks from hurricanes, drought, saltwater intrusion, flooding, insect, disease, and wildfire....