Skip to main content

Rural Health
Resources by Topic: Agricultural health and safety

COVID-19 Information for Ag Workers (June 2020)
Highlights information and resources related to COVID-19 for farmers and farmworkers in the Great Plains region. Features resources and frequently asked questions about COVID-19.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
view details
Association of Farm-Related Occupations with Psychological Distress & Mortality
Highlights the factors contributing to psychological distress and mortality among farm-related occupations. Discusses the health risks associated with agricultural labor and their psychological and physical outcomes. Slide presentation from the 2020 National Rural Health Association Annual conference.
Author(s): Ahmed A. Arif, James N. Laditka, Sarah B. Laditka, Oluwaseun Adeyemi
Date: 06/2020
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: Rural and Underserved Health Research Center
view details
Mortality Among Persons with Both Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Aged ≥25 Years, by Industry and Occupation — United States, 1999–2016
Reports on deaths with both asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) as the underlying or contributing cause of death. Examines deaths by industry and occupation for men and women, with data by age for those 25-64 years old and 65 and older. Includes data on industries and occupations more common to rural areas, including agriculture, forestry, and mining.
Author(s): Katelynn E. Dodd, John Wood, Jacek M. Mazurek
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 69(22), 670-679
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
view details
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Agriculture Workers and Employers: Interim Guidance from CDC and the U.S. Department of Labor
Presents guidance on preventing the spread of COVID-19 among agricultural workers on farms, ranches, and other sites of agricultural production. Discusses operational planning for cleaning and disinfecting, risk management, and screening.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Labor
view details
UMASH - COVID-19 Resources
Presents resources and information pertaining to COVID-19 for farmers and farmworkers in the Midwest. Features national and state-level information for Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, and North and South Dakota. Includes resources for Spanish speakers.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Agriculture Safety and Health Center
view details
Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health - COVID-19 Resources
Offers information and resources to help agricultural communities address the COVID-19 pandemic. Includes links to prevention and preparedness tips and videos, financial resources, information on staying connected, and general COVID-19 facts and updates.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
view details
AgriSafe Learning: COVID-19 Rapid Response
Online learning opportunities and resources for farmers, ranchers, farmworkers, and others involved in agriculture related to COVID-19.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: AgriSafe Network
view details
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Information, Materials and Services for Those Who Work in the Agricultural Industry
Highlights information and resources pertaining to COVID-19 for those working in the agricultural industry. Features agriculture-specific information as well as general information guides in both English and Spanish.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health
view details
Childhood Agricultural Injuries (U.S.)
Fact sheet compares the rates of fatal childhood agricultural injuries with those of other industries. Discusses nonfatal childhood agricultural injuries, as well.
Date: 04/2020
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety
view details
Keeping Producers/Ag Workers and their Families Safe during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Webinar presentation discusses strategies for keeping farmers, agricultural workers, and their families safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Highlights ways preventative measures can be adapted to the farm. Touches on mental health considerations. Presentation is from a larger webinar held by AgriSafe on March 23, 2020.
Date: 03/2020
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Upper Midwest Agriculture Safety and Health Center
view details