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The promotion of a safe and healthy environment to support the physical and mental well-being among humans engaged in agricultural activities.

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Staying Safe and Healthy on the Farm

Andra JohnsonSeptember 19th, 2022September 18-24 is National Farm Safety and Health Week. Agriculture is one of our nation’s most important industries. It’s also one of the most hazardous. In 2020, 511 people died on the job while working in agriculture, forestry and commercial fishing, and 18,750 non-fatal injuries were reported, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Farming […]

3rd week September: National Farm Safety & Health Week

Vanessa VassilarosSeptember 21st, 2015The National Education Center for Agricultural Safety (NECAS) at Northeast Iowa Community College’s (NICC) Peosta campus will be sponsoring webinars in observance of National Farm Safety & Health Week, September 20 – 26. The 2015 theme for National Farm Safety & Health Week is “Ag Safety is not just a slogan, it’s a lifestyle.” The […]

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