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WCAHS Small Grant Recipient Receives Distinguished Award

WCAHS small grant recipient Seth Holmes, PhD, MD, was recently named a William T Grant Scholar. With this prestigious award, he will receive explore the experiences of second‐generation indigenous Mexican farmworker youth.

A 20-Year Update for Farm Safety Youth Guidelines

New guidelines are available based on the latest scientific research, including child growth and development, agricultural practices, child injury prevention, and agricultural safety.

Spotlight Series

Helping to solve pest problems in agriculture, natural settings and communities across the West.

Valley Fever Awareness

People who work outdoors in California’s Central Valley, especially workers who dig or disturb soil, like agricultural workers, are at risk for Valley Fever.

ATV Safety

Agricultural workers all over the world rely on ATVs to complete tasks on the farm; however, despite the usefulness of ATVs, serious injuries can result from improper use.

Spotlight Series: CalAgrAbility

California AgrAbility - providing education and assistance to farmers, ranchers, workers and their families who have an injury, disability, or illness limiting their ability to do farm tasks.

Proposed 2017 Cuts to NIOSH

The president’s proposed budget puts programs like NIOSH that keep agricultural workers healthy, safe, and productive in jeopardy.

California Farmers Face Labor Drought

California's labor shortage has implications for farmworker wages, health benefits, and work conditions as employers compete for a shrinking resource.

Agricultural Practices

California’s San Joaquin Valley (SJV) offers a unique opportunity to study how exposure to particulate matter emissions from targeted agricultural practices and activities affect farmworker health.