The minor in agricultural safety and health is designed to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the occupational safety and health issues associated with production agriculture. The program familiarizes students with the primary injury and illness control methodologies of behavioral persuasion and motivation, engineering design, and regulation or enforcement and their related strengths and weaknesses of effecting injury and occupational illness rates among agricultural populations. Additionally, students will develop an understanding of how to develop a safety risk management plan for a farm or other agricultural related business.
A minimum of 18 hours and a 2.5 GPA is required for enrollment in this minor.
For more information about the agricultural safety and health minor, please contact:
Dr. Robert Aherin
Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering