Agricultural Safety Resources

Contact us if you would like us to present on agriculture health and safety at your business or school.   Heat Safety   Free PDF downloads: Heat Safety Check Heat Safety Images Heat Safety Knowledge Check Hydration Check Types of Heat Illness Heat Safety Quiz Basic Farm Safety Sheets Available in English. Free PDF Downloads. These basic […]

Right from the Start

Safety Basics Outline PowerPoint Presentation Student Notes Quiz Beef Cattle Outline-Beef Cattle Outline-Production Cattle PowerPoint Presentation Student Notes-Beef Cattle Student Notes-Production Cattle Quiz-Beef Cattle Quiz-Production Production Cattle Dairy Cattle Outline PowerPoint Presentation Student Notes Quiz Goats Outline PowerPoint Presentation Student Notes Quiz Horses Outline-Horses Outline-Production Horses PowerPoint Presentation Student Notes-Horses Student Notes-Production Horses Quiz-Horses Quiz-Production […]

Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention and Education

The Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention and Education (Southwest Ag Center or SW Ag Center) was created in late 1995 at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler to serve Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas as part of a program initiative of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). The […]

Outreach Mini Grants

The purpose of the SW Ag Center Outreach Mini Grants Program is to engage regional institutions and agencies to expand the reach of agricultural occupational health and safety outreach within Public Health Region 6 (AR, LA, OK, NM and TX). Outreach grants are intended to facilitate the application of evidence-based tools, methods, best practices and technologies within […]

Outreach and Education

Our Strategies The SW Ag Center Outreach Program employs three strategies to serve the agricultural, forestry/logging and commercial fishing workers in the region: Expand the network of strategic partners Create and disseminate products and materials Conduct prevention activities including trainings and interactive presentations We also offer materials and programs for Farm Safety Days.   Nurture […]

SW Ag Center Partners

Adcogov Arkansas Cooperative Extension Arkansas Farm Bureau Arkansas Timber Producers Association Arkansas Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics Auburn University Bituminous Insurance Border Plex Jobs Bryson ISD Bullard ISD Caldwell Zoo Campbell Global Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture Christus Health Colorado Department of Labor Cornell Cooperative Extension Cowherd […]

CASH Internship

    The Careers in Ag Safety and Health (CASH) Internship is jointly sponsored by the SW Ag Center and the Noble Research Institute. The experience is designed to help budding agricultural professionals sow the seeds for a prosperous and bountiful career. Applications are accepted February 15th through April 10th from those interested in the opportunity of […]

Monthly Safety Blasts

For monthly blasts from May 2009 – December 2018 please visit the Archives page.  2020 January Working in Cold Weather February Heart Health March Farmer Wellness April Mental Health & COVID-19   May Cloth Face Coverings vs. Respirators June Take Sun Safety Seriously July Prescribed Burning August Small Livestock Acclimation September Hurricane Season: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning […]