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The Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (PNASH ) conducts research and promotes best health and safety practices for Northwest producers and workers in farming, fishing and forestry. Affiliated with the UW School of Public Health, PNASH integrates expertise from multiple disciplines, institutions and community partners. Areas of emphasis include new production technologies and the needs of under-served and vulnerable populations. PNASH faculty provide regional and national expertise in chemical hazard exposure assessment.

Core Services Offered

Research, Prevention and Education Cores (projects).
Community Outreach and Education Program.
Pilot/Feasibility Project Program.
Proyecto Bienestar (Well Being Project).

Funding Information:

Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) 2006-2011 (comp. renewal submitted).
UW Cost Sharing DEOHS and OR 2006-2011.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) 2009-2013.
Washington Medical Aid and Accident Fund 2009-2011.
Idaho Mountain States Group 2008-2011.
Bassett Health Care 2010-2011.

Reporting Structure:

Dave Kalman, Chair, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

Related UW Entities:

School of Public Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Department of Health Services,
School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Genome Sciences, Department of General Internal Medicine,
School of Nursing, Department of Psychosocial & Community Health

External Partners:

Washington State University
Oregon Health and Science University
Heritage College

Center Details

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Director: Fenske, Richard
Location: UW Health Sciences Building, F233, Seattle
PNASH Field Office, 15 N Naches Ave #9, Yakima, WA 98901
Year Started: 1996
Administrator / Program Manager: Harrington, Marcy
Administering College/School: School of Public Health 
P.I. Home Department: Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences 
Faculty Involvement: 8 UW (4 external through regional subcontracts)