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Resources by Topic: Agricultural health and safety

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Agricultural Operations
Provides a variety of information and statistics regarding the hazards of working in agriculture, and includes federal and state standards related to agricultural operations.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
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Childhood Agricultural Injury Prevention Initiative
A tool that facilitates the use of data to develop and improve prevention efforts, and encourage the use of effective prevention strategies by the private and public sectors to raise awareness and concern about childhood agricultural injury issues.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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NIOSH Agricultural Safety and Health Centers
The Centers for Agricultural Disease and Injury Research, Education, and Prevention conduct research, education, and prevention projects to address agricultural health and safety problems, and are distributed throughout the nation to be responsive to the agricultural health and safety issues unique to the different regions.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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Nurture
Newsletter of the National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety. Published semi-annually to disseminate information on children's rural health and safety to professionals in the fields of health and safety, agri-business, policy-making, and the media.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organization: National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety
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Workplace Safety & Health Topics: Agricultural Safety
Presents research, statistics, and data regarding agricultural safety in the United States.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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All Hazards: Resources to Help Rural Communities Prepare for Disasters and Other Hazards
Provides resources to help citizens in rural agricultural communities prepare for and recover from disasters and emergency situations, including dangers related to agrochemicals.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: The Center For Food Security & Public Health
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PubMed Search: Agricultural Health and Safety
Searches PubMed's collection of journal article citations on topics related to agricultural health and safety.
Type: Literature Search
Sponsoring organization: U.S. National Library of Medicine
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Farm Families Alive & Well
Newsletter addressing agricultural health and safety issues. Published four times per year.
Type: Journal/Newsletter
Sponsoring organizations: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health, Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
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Rural Agricultural Health and Safety Topic Guide
Farm and agricultural safety resources for rural communities. Discusses health risks and injuries, federal programs that support agricultural health and safety programs, other funding sources, and more.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Youth in Agriculture
Describes common agricultural hazards and offers potential safety solutions that both employers and young workers can utilize to prevent accidents and avoid injury on the job.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
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