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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.”

It Pays to be a Central Florida Chapter Member!

Posted: Sep 11, 2015

Are you a college student in Central Florida or the southeastern US?  The Central Florida Chapter sponsors a $1,000 scholarship for a student registered in a Safety, Health & Environmental curriculum through the ASSP Foundation each year.  We encourage all student members of ASSE to apply for the scholarship, but Central Florida Chapter members get considered first for scholarship award.  The application process can be found under the Foundation tab at ASSE.  Applications are due by December 1, 2015.

We will also award a Professional Development Grant of $500 to one active Central Florida Chapter member.  Applications must submitted by November 15, 2015, and the Grant will be awarded at the December 7, 2015 Chapter meeting.  The application can be found at PD Application 2015.

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