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Sexual Harassment Prevention: How to Be in Compliance

May 16, 2019 - The state's new Sexual Harassment Prevention laws apply to all employers, including farm businesses, and went into effect September 2018. In our newest brochure, we've outlined the 3 steps you need to follow in order to meet requirements and included useful web links for resources and more in-depth information. ...

2019 NEC Grant Funding Available for Research

April 30, 2019 - The Northeast Center for Occupational Health and Safety (NEC) is now accepting grant applications for one-year research projects. NEC will fund three pilot projects with $15,000 mini-grants each. 

Local First Responders Head to Agriculture Class

April 29, 2019 - The Madison Volunteer Fire Department opened its doors on Sunday to area first responders for a vital class that can save lives in rural areas. Read the full article about one of our agricultural safety educators here

Become a Leader in Preventing Child Agricultural Injuries: Scholarships Available - Sept. 17-18, 2019 workshop, Hershey, PA

February 15, 2019 - NYCAMH is partnering with the National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety on this important topic.  

NYCAMH Announces 2018 NYCAMH Hero Award Recipient

September 18, 2018 - The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health (NYCAMH) announces this year's winner of the NYCAMH Hero Award, recognizing a community member or organization who has positively influenced safety on New York farms.  "Bill's life-long dedication to the agricultural community makes him the perfect recipient of the...

Open position for Per-Diem RN at NYCAMH/Healthworks!

May 8, 2018 - NYCAMH/Healthworks has an open position for a per-diem RN. Find out more or apply at: www.bassett.org...

Open positions at NYCAMH for Occupational Health Services Technician I/II (Per-diem)

April 27, 2018 - Open positions at NYCAMH for Occupational Health Services Technician I/II (Per-diem).

2018 Farmsafe for Kidz Annual Poster Contest

March 29, 2018 - The George Fuller Memorial Fund through NYCAMH (The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine & Health) is sponsoring the 27th Annual FARMSAFE FOR KIDZ Poster contest.  The initial contest was held in 1990, a spin-off of the Iowa based Farm Safety 4 Just Kids program.  Monies...

NYCAMH Offers Game of Logging Classes in March 2018

January 30, 2018 -  We're offering several Game of Logging Level 1 classes this March:    Monday, March 5: DEC Taconic Herford Multiple Use Area, Pleasant Valley, Dutchess County    Wednesday, March 7: SUNY ESF Heiberg Forest, Tully, Onondaga County    Friday, March 16: McCollum Orchards, Lockport, Niagara County    Saturday, March 17: McCollum Orchards,...

Game of Logging Course in Orange County

November 30, 2017 - We're offering a Game of Logging course on December 11th at Lowland Farm in  Warwick, NY (Orange County) from 8am-4pm. The registration fee is $25 per person, details on payment will be sent once registration...

NEC funded research highlighted in the latest NIOSH bulletin

August 17, 2017 - This month's NIOSH bulletin highlights the NEC's Northeastern Winch Safety Research Program. "In collaboration with Harvard University, NEC researchers and a private engineering company developed and tested at sea an innovative emergency winch shut-off guard for trawlers. These fishing vessels use winches to pull fishing nets, or trawls, through the water....

Game of Logging Classes Offered

July 14, 2017 - NYCAMH is offers Game of Logging classes.

Changes to EPA's Farm Worker Protection Standard

April 1, 2016 - The Environmental Protection Agency has revised the 1992 Agricultural Worker Protection Standard regulation to increase protection from pesticide exposure for the nation's two million agricultural workers and their families. These changes will afford farmworkers similar health protections that are already afforded to workers in other industries while taking into account...

Fund Announced to Make New York Farms More Safe

December 17, 2015 - Partnership to Promote Farm Safety The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, New York Farm Bureau (NYFB) and New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health (NYCAMH) joined together at Turning Point Farm in Saratoga Springs Monday, Dec. 14, 2015 to announce the establishment of a fund...

ROPS Funding is Restored!

April 3, 2012 -

Thanks From NYCAMH

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Special Thanks from NYCAMH

December 21, 2011 -

Recovery Funds Available

October 17, 2011 -

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Disaster Relief Update

September 14, 2011 -

CALL TO ACTION:

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Plan for Spring!

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