Education

Resources for FARMING, FORESTRY and FISHING

A goal of the Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (PNASH) is to link our research activities with practice in the workplace: to serve safety professionals, medical care providers, agricultural producers, workers, and their families.
 

PNASH Featured Resources

Flourescent Tracer TechniqueFluorescent Tracer Technique: Hands-on Learning for Pesticide Safety Education
Hands on Learning for Pesticides

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PNASH Research and Key Resources

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Know the Facts!

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Life Changing Ag Injury Stories (English and Spanish)

 

Other Resources

The British Columbia Worker's Compensations Board (BC WCB) in Canada has an extensive selection of their own publications on topics in farming, fishing, and forestry.

The National Service Center for Environmental Publications distributes EPA publications, including many materials relating to pesticide health effects.

Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (OROSHA) produces a number of publications.

The Occupational Health and Safety Resource Center is a virtual repository of Spanish educational materials, data sources, and links to bilingual informational websites on occupational health and safety issues related to agricultural work. It also contains an ample list of national and state agencies that have produced materials in Spanish for farmworkers’ health-related problems. (Spanish only)

PUBMED is an online directory of medical publications with study abstracts managed by the National Library of Medicine.

Washington Department of Labor and Industries (WISHA) has many publications and videos available free of charge or through their lending library.

The Workers' Guide to Health and Safety provides practical information on workplace safety and features real-life worker stories. It was released in May, 2015 by Hesperian Health Guides.