New agricultural safety and health award

Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (I-CASH) is accepting nominations for a new award that recognizes individuals or organizations in Iowa that have made substantial or long-term contributions to the health and safety of Iowa's agricultural community. The award, called the Agricultural Safety and Health Hall of Fame Award, recognizes outstanding leadership in promotion, prevention, and education activities that have contributed to the health and safety of Iowa's agricultural workers. The recipient will receive a $100 cash award at a ceremony to be held during Farm Safety Week in September at the state capital.

Additional award information is available at or by contacting Eileen Fisher, associate director of I-CASH, at (319) 335-4224 or The nomination deadline is July 1.

The headquarters for I-CASH is at the University of Iowa. I-CASH is a joint venture of the University of Iowa, Iowa State University, the Iowa Department of Public Health, and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship.

This article originally appeared on page 78 of the IC-488 (9) -- May 20, 2002 issue.

Updated 05/19/2002 - 1:00pm