Health and Safety Resources

GPCAH offers a variety of educational materials, course offerings, and outreach topics for promoting agricultural health and safety.  View information about our annual Core Course and online modules, access posters and other items that you can print and post, and learn about our outreach materials. Popular topics include:

Avian Flu
Cold Weather Hazards
Covid 19 Resources
Grain Engulfment & Entrapment
Hearing Loss Prevention
Heat Illness Prevention
Manure Gas Safety
Mental Health Awareness
Rural Roadway Safety
Sun Exposure & Skin Cancer Prevention
Whole Body Vibration

Research Projects

GPCAH research projects are designed to investigate health and safety hazards to agricultural workers throughout the Great Plains region. Click on the links below to learn about current studies.

“This is the first study to use vehicle and roadway GPS and video technology on farm vehicles to develop a safety campaign to improve rural roadway driving behavior at the community level.” – Cara Hamann, PI

“Effectively translating our research findings effectiveness, costs, and cost-savings to stakeholders will lead to adoption, and concurrently improve worker and animal health in the swine industry.”  – Matt Nonnennmann, PI

“This project involves an in-depth analysis of multiple methods and data sources for accurately capturing both agricultural injuries and risk factors.” – Marizen Ramirez, PI

“If you have an idea that you want to try to test out, it’s a great opportunity.”- David Brown, Pilot Grant Recipient

FarmSafe Podcast

Listen to our podcast featuring agricultural workers and public health experts sharing first-hand stories and real-life tips for making safer and healthier decisions while on the farm. 

Outreach Toolkits

We offer these toolkits that include pertinent information and resources to help you present safety information about hearing loss prevention, roadway safety, and gas monitor training.

Contact Us

Questions about resources, stories, research or safety and health on the farm? Contact us at cph-greatplainscenter@uiowa.edu.