Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2018-118
The Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH) is one of 11 agricultural education, research and prevention centers funded by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. CSCASH completed its first cooperative agreement period (2011-2016) and entered the second (2016-2021) with new research projects. CS-CASH works with partners in industry, labor, trade associations, professional organizations, and academia, focusing on the following areas:
- Protecting the hearing and respiratory health of agricultural workers.
- Improving the safety and health of workers in the livestock industry.
- Reducing the risk of serious traumatic injuries among farmers, ranchers and their family members.