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Agricultural safety group to offer scholarships

Posted: Sep 16, 2015

The International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health (ISASH) is supporting the next generation of safety and health professionals by offering 10 scholarships in the amount of $500 each to attend its June 2016 conference in Lexington, Ky.

The announcement of scholarships by the U.S.-based society comes just ahead of National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 20-26. #ISASH, #FSHW15, #farmsafety

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US Ag Centers’ YouTube channel ready for National Farm Safety Week, Sept. 20-26

Posted: Sep 15, 2015

The 10 U.S. Agricultural Centers funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) are uniquely positioned to promote safety solutions during National Farm Safety and Health Week (September 20-26), and year round.

The centers have pooled their expertise on a YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/USagCenters, featuring 80 videos. The videos can be used by Extension agents, agricultural science teachers, producers, first responders, families and others interested in agricultural safety best-practices.

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Work Stress As Bad As Secondhand Smoke Researchers Suggest

Posted: Sep 15, 2015

Click here to read the Behavioral Science & Policy Association article:  “Work stress as bad as secondhand smoke, researchers suggest.”

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