When someone becomes helplessly engulfed in grain, rural firefighters are often the first and only line of defense. Unfortunately, many departments lack the specialized techniques and equipment necessary for a successful grain bin rescue. Nationwide Insurance once again is teaming up with the National Education
As things get busy this spring, staying safe around farm equipment is an important topic to discuss with employees, new or experienced. Actions, however, can speak louder than words. If you have not outfitted your employees with high-visibility vests, now is a great time to
In the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, Pennsylvania nurse safety educator Kay Moyer wasted no time developing a 51-page youth activity booklet for Plain community members about COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses. The project was funded with a small grant from the Northeast Center.
Deadline for Submissions: July 7, 2021 Applications for the Northeast Center’s small grants program are currently available. Our 2021-2022 program will fund two $25,000 mini-grants for one-year research projects. We are looking for proposals that: Lay the groundwork for larger, multi-year projects. Identify emerging health
To understand the pandemic’s impact on farmworkers and to improve COVID-19 prevention efforts, the Northeast Center and the Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety conducted regional surveys on the West Coast and in the Northeast. The main findings of the farmworker needs assessment include:
On the same day the Centers for Disease Control announced that fully vaccinated adults 65 and older are 94% less likely to be hospitalized with COVID-19, our center staff set up its fifth pop-up vaccine clinic in the past two weeks. The “clinic” was a