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Wildfire Safety Tips

No matter where you are in California, it is likely you will experience smoke from wildfires, which contains fine particles that can harm your health.

Stories from the Field: WCAHS Attends a Conference for Farmworker Women

Many of us are familiar with the story of Cesar Chavez and how he and other farmworkers organized themselves to fight for farmworker rights. Although much progress has been made, many farmworkers continue to work long hours in unsafe conditions and with low pay.

WCAHS Fall Symposium 2017

The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety met on October 26, 2017 at the UC Davis International Center for their Fall Symposium.

A Full House at WCAHS

Two vacant WCAHS administration positions were filled this fall with Fadi Fathallah, PhD, becoming the new WCAHS Associate Director and Christopher Simmons, PhD, becoming the new WCAHS Director of Research.

Stories From the Field

This is the second year that WCAHS has participated in a community health fair organized by the student volunteers at the Knights Landing One Health Center, a UC Davis student-run clinic that provides valuable primary health care services to the Knights Landing community every first and third Sunday of each month.

Congratulations to Our Research Award Winners!

The California Heat Illness Prevention Study (CHIPS) received a research paper award at the June 2017 International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health conference held in Logan, Utah.

Healing Through Farming

Finding viable employment and meaningful careers is a challenge for many of today’s veterans returning home, but the Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) brings two of the country's biggest industries together—agriculture and military.