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.


Using Creative, Non-fiction Portraits to Promote Awareness About Migrant Agricultural Workers | February 22, 2023 @ 1 p.m. EST

February 9, 2023
The U.S. agricultural sector relies heavily on agricultural migrant workers, and many operations in Florida employ (im)migrant labor. Migrant workers have been termed as an invisible workforce and deal with...

UF Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety receives over $7 million in renewal funding

December 16, 2022
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 higher in these industries compared...

Virtual Town Hall: Disaster Assistance for Agricultural Workers | November 9, 2022 @ 1 p.m. ET

November 1, 2022
In the wake of Hurricane Ian, many Floridians are still recovering. The agricultural community faces specific challenges when seeking disaster assistance. Join this special virtual town hall event to hear...