Different worksites have specific needs and challenges. Below are resources tailored for different types of occupations.
Read the Adult Workforce Summary for a comprehensive look at the health of Vermont's workforce.
Visit the National Institue for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) website for resources on safety and health for different industries and occupations.
AgriSafe - Take the Ag Health Risk Assessment to determine risk-appropriate prevention steps and access safety resources.
Farm First Program – A confidential support resource for Vermont farm families dealing with personal and farm-related issues, the Farm First Program consults with and provides resources to farmers and their family members with any and all concerns.
Vermont Farm Safety Program – A program that helps farmers formalize their safety planning in order to reduce risk of injury for family and workers while meeting OSHA standards and reducing costs for workers’ compensation.
Chronic Pain Management Program – Support and education to help manage chronic pain, including:
- Exercises to improve your strength, flexibility, and endurance—and instructions on how to pace yourself between activity and rest.
- Techniques to deal with problems such as frustration, fatigue (feeling tired), isolation, and poor sleep.
Project WorkSafe – Free and confidential services to help employers maintain safe working standards, including a summary of hazards and assistance in hazard correction.
National Tractor ROPS Rebate Program – Learn about available rebates on life-saving rollover protection systems.
UVM Extension Farm Health and Safety – Support for reducing injuries and accidents through education and training, including workshops, farm safety audits, assistance with identifying and eliminating safety hazards on farm.
AgrAbility – The vision of AgrAbility is to enhance quality of life for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with health conditions, behavioral health concerns, and disabilities, so that they, their families and their communities continue to succeed in rural America.
Youth Safety on the Farm
Emotional Wellness Program – If you are struggling with a mental health challenge—such as depression or anxiety—you are not alone. More than 80% of American adults are living with some form of mental health issue. And it’s important to get help, because good mental health is key to your overall health. Our Wellness Recovery Action Plan can help give you the support, tips and advice you need from people who are also working toward emotional well-being.