The center has held continuous funding from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, a branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, throughout its 30 years of work. After initial funding in 1991, they have successfully competed for and been awarded additional funding six times, most recently in 2022. The center’s research support to date is more than $28.5 million dollars, with an additional $7.8 million in the next five years.
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“Perhaps the most important thing to understand is that it changed how consumers purchase food, almost overnight… As social distancing measures took hold, households immediately shifted away from food away from home purchases and spend a much larger share of their food budget on food at home venues such as grocery stores.” -Assistant Professor Becca Jablonski
The grant will support the education of more than 100 new professionals dedicated to improving worker health, safety and well-being.
With key input from researchers at Colorado State University’s High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released guidance for protecting agricultural workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Faculty and students in the Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences were honored for their work at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition.
The High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, which works with the agriculture, forestry and fishing industries, hosted a research day to share information on emerging issues, immunology, engineering, economics, and anthropology.