Forestry Projects

Safety and Health of Latino Immigrant Forestry Services Workers in the Pacific Northwest (NIOSH 2014-2017)

Pilot?: 
Yes

This research-to-practice project is identifying and assessing injury and health risks for Latino immigrant forestry services workers in order to create story-telling based education and prevention materials aimed to reduce risks for workers. The project partnership includes the Northwest Forest Worker Center, Berkeley Labor Center and UW PNASH.

Feasibility: Wildland Firefighter Injuries in Idaho and Montana (NIOSH/CDC, 2002-2004)

Pilot?: 
No

In an effort to reduce wildland firefighter injury and illness, PNASH worked with the USDA Forest Service and Blackbull Wildfire Services to characterize injuries to wildland firefighters.