The North American Guidelines for Children's
Agricultural Tasks (NAGCAT) is a project of the
National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety.
The National Children's Center strives to enhance the health and safety of all
children exposed to hazards associated with agricultural work and rural
Resources available on-line
NAGCAT are the subject of an Impact Sheet. This Impact Sheet is part of a series of products that are designed to clearly and concisely communicate the relevance and impact of research to industry, labor, academic, government, and non-government stakeholders. Impact Sheets briefly describe an occupational safety or health hazard, the specific National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) or NIOSH-funded research activity that was conducted to address the hazard, the resulting impact or recommendations, and selected relevant statistics.
The NAGCAT Impact Sheet is located at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2011-129/. A printable version can be found at NAGCAT Impact
NAGCAT Fact Sheet Provides background, methods, results, and recommended
uses for NAGCAT.
Successful Farming Showcase Article
Reprinted article which appeared in the May-June 1999 issue
of Successful Farming magazine highlighting the
North American Guidelines project.
A listing of the guideline categories and related posters
with links to each individual poster.
Job Hazard Analysis Frameworks and Developmental Checklists
Comprehensive Job Hazard Analysis of 61 agricultural jobs.
The job hazard analysis framework is used to break jobs
into steps, identify hazards at each step, and
recommend safe procedures to reduce hazards. The Developmental Checklist is available for 61 agricultural jobs.
Use to assess a child's physical, mental, and psychosocial
abilities with the requirements of different agricultural
Helping kids do the job safely is our goal!