GPCAH Resources

The Great Plains Center provides information on a variety of safety and health topics that can be used by operators, managers, families, employees, and others interested in agricultural health and safety. These pages include overviews of health or safety hazards and recommendations to maintain health and prevent injury and illness. 

Agricultural Injury Facts & Trends:  The GPCAH has analyzed both severe injury data in hospital records and fatality data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics to better understand how farmers are injured in the Midwest. Results can be found here.

Alive and Well Newsletter: Our joint newsletter with ICASH is published quarterly. Print and PDF versions available.

Co-Branding Materials: Find information that is useful to help your organization identify hazards and prevent illness and injury on the farm, and put your own logo onto GPCAH materials.

FarmSafe Podcast: During each episode, agricultural workers and public health experts share first-hand stories and real-life tips for making safer and healthier decisions while on the farm. At the end of each episode, listeners will be able to make a plan for preventing specific injuries or illnesses

GPCAH Facebook: Follow us for GPCH-related news, events, and updates.

GPCAH YouTube Channel: Subscribe to view the latest videos from GPCAH.

GPCAH Twitter: Follow us for GPCAH-reated news, events, and updates.

Outreach Toolkits:  Materials and guidance for conducting outreach at farm shows, schools, or other events.

Pesticide Drift Story Mapping Project: These story maps can be used to provide more education, training, and increase community awareness so that in the long term, drift cases will be reduced.

Posters: The GPCAH outreach team continues to create posters on topics that affect the health and safety of farmers in the Midwest.  This list is organized by topic and is always growing, so check back often.

Print materials for Health Care Provider: Guidance and materials for health care providers with topics that are important to farmers.

Safety Watch:  Safety Watch is a monthly column that provides practical farm safety and health information.  It is published in the Iowa Farmer Today, Illinois Farmer Today, Missouri Farmer Today, and Midwest Marketer newspapers.

Telling the Story Project: A collaborative effort of three Midwest NIOSH Agricultural Centers to share real-life experiences that raise awareness about safety, risk, and injury prevention.

Other Resources:  These are external resources for agricultural safety and health information, including searchable databases and safety videos found on the U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Centers YouTube channel.