The National Agricultural Safety Database (NASD) is maintained by the Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health (CS-CASH) under a grant from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

NASD is a national repository of agricultural health, safety, and injury prevention materials. NASD includes materials from many government and academic sources, including NIOSH. However, information found in NASD does not represent NIOSH policy.

All materials in the NASD database are included through the express permission of their authors or copyright holders. For permission to reproduce this information or portions thereof, contact the author or organization that contributed the material.

Materials in NASD are viewed for accuracy and relevance. However, CS-CASH and NIOSH assume no liability for the use or misuse of information in the database. Questions about the content of any materials in NASD should be directed to the author or organization that contributed the material.


The National Agricultural Safety Database (NASD) recognizes the importance of protecting the privacy of our visitors.

Information Collected and Stored Routinely

In order to fulfill government grant guidelines and track the usage of our web site, we collect and store information about the visit, but we do not collect personal identifying information unless you choose to provide that information. We collect and store only the following information:

  • The name of the domain from which visitors access the internet (such as google.com, cdc.gov or uf.edu) and the IP address. An IP address is a unique number associated with the web-connected device used to access information on the interent.
  • The operating system of the browsing device, and characteristics of the web browsing software.
  • The date and time of the site visit.
  • The specific pages visited.
  • The internet address of the web site last viewed by the visitor before coming to our site.

We use this information to [1] create summary statistics so that we can determine what information is of the most interest to our visitors, [2] help us enhance the site’s quality and usefulness, and [3] report site usage to the agencies that fund our organization. We do not collect your name, your email address or other identifying information unless you explicitly choose to provide that information.


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Our site includes various tools (e.g. forms where visitors may submit feedback, questions and comments, online surveys or questionnaires, etc.).  If you choose to provide personal information while using these tools, we only use that information to provide a response to you, or to improve the web site.  NASD will not disclose, give, sell, or transfer any personal information about visitors to our websites, unless required for law enforcement or by statute. Moreover, we do not create individual profiles with the information you provide or give it to any private organizations. NASD does not collect information for commercial marketing.  As with all forms of internet-based communication, these tools are not necessarily secure against interception. Therefore, do not include information of a sensitive nature.

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