Agricultural Safety and Health

Ed Bell with modified tractorThe Agricultural Safety and Health Program assists rural residents in making their homes, work places and communities the safest and healthiest possible places to live and work. Programs include agricultural injury prevention, emergency preparedness, homeland security, and rehabilitation services to farmers impacted by disability.  General information on agricultural safety and health and related links, can be found at Farm Safety.   The Breaking New Ground Resource Center is internationally recognized as a source of information on rehabilitation technology relating to agricultural worksites. It manages the National AgrAbility Project, providing training and resources to the 22 state and regional AgrAbility Projects in collaboration with two national disability organizations.  Resources for rural caregivers are also provided.  

Bill Field, Professor; Paul Jones, Manager, Breaking New Ground Resource Center; Steve Swain, Rural Rehabilitation Specialist