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Meet New WCAHS Director Kent Pinkerton

August 29, 2017
The Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety (WCAHS) has a new director - Dr. Kent Pinkerton - who specializes in air pollution and agriculture.

Where We Work - Interactive Mapping

August 29, 2017
See where WCAHS works with a new interactive map showing outreach efforts, stakeholders, and research sites.

WCAHS Small Grant Recipient Receives Distinguished Award

August 29, 2017
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

August 16, 2017
New guidelines are available based on the latest scientific research, including child growth and development, agricultural practices, child injury prevention, and agricultural safety.

Valley Fever Awareness: Outdoor Workers at Risk

July 26, 2017
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

July 19, 2017
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

June 28, 2017
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.