Editor in Chief: Dr. Garey Fox, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Editorial Board (Community Editor Call for Nominations)

Associate Editors See Ergonomics, Safety, & Health (ESH) community

This interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal is designed to foster the identification and discussion of agricultural safety and health issues. Articles written by experts in the fields of engineering, occupational safety, social psychology, public policy, education, industrial hygiene, and public health appear in this quarterly publication.

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Read our journal descriptions to see which one is best for your content. Articles types include research, research briefs, review, frontier, editorial, and perspective. You may also initiate a special collection or participate in an existing open special collection.

ASABE publishes Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health four times a year. Open Access may be purchased for your article.

Read about publishing in Navigating the Publication Process: An ASABE Journals’ Perspective. Review the 2019 journal survey results in Changes to ASABE Journals Guided by Member Feedback.

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Page Charges Revised

The ASABE Journal Editorial Board is implementing a new pricing structure for article processing charges. Under the new structure, members will receive the first three pages at no charge, pages four to seven are $100 each, and pages eight and over are $200 each. For non-members, only the first page has no charge.

The Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health charges follow the same structure, but at half the per-page charge due to its smaller page size. See more details at https://www.asabe.org/APC.

Community Editors Selected

Three new community editors will begin their term on August 1, 2021. Please welcome them!

  • Monica Gray, Coastal Carolina University, South Carolina - Education, Outreach, and Professional Development (EOPD)
  • Michael Pate, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Utah State University - Ergonomics, Safety, and Health (ESH)
  • Heping Zhu, USDA ARS, Ohio - Machinery Systems (MS)

We would like to express our appreciation to the outgoing community editors - Deepak Keshwani (EOPD), Fadi Fathallah (ESH), and Bradley Fritz (MS).

Discount for Publishing Your AIM 2021 Presentation in Our Journals

Convert your 2021 AIM presentation to a journal article and receive a page charge discount of $100 or 10%, if over 10 pages for the final layout. You must be registered for the 2021 Annual International Meeting, present your work at the 2021 AIM, and submit your manuscript to ScholarOne by October 1, 2021. When uploading to ScholarOne, at the end of Step 1: Type, Title, & Abstract, be sure to select the special collection Annual International Meeting (AIM) Discount and include in your cover letter your 2021 AIM paper number.

Editor's Choice

Barriers and Motivators for Tractor ROPS Retrofitting in Iowa

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach conducted an assessment of Iowa farm operators’ perceptions of the barriers and motivators when considering retrofitting tractors with rollover protective structures (ROPS).

Frequently Cited

Review our most highly cited journal articles.

Dust levels and control methods in poultry houses

A Control Study of the Physical and Mental Health of Residents Living Near a Large-scale Swine Operation

Identification of Risk Factors for Sub-Optimal Housing Conditions in Australian Piggeries: Part 2. Airborne Pollutants

Low Back Disorders in Agriculture and the Role of Stooped Work: Scope, Potential Interventions, and Research Needs

Operator Exposure to Hydrogen Sulfide from Dairy Manure Storages Containing Gypsum Bedding

Stability Analysis of Agricultural Off-Road Vehicles

Using Workers’ Compensation Claims Data to Characterize Occupational Injuries in the Commercial Grain Elevator Industry


Recent

Assessing Health and Safety Concerns and Psychological Stressors among Agricultural Workers in the U.S. Midwest

Fatal Agricultural Injuries in Pennsylvania, 2015-2017: A Comparative Analysis of Two Systems’ Data Collection Methods and Datasets

Hazardous Agricultural Tasks Completed by Youth as Part of their Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE): A Descriptive Study

Easily Applicable Methods for Measuring the Mental Load on Tractor Operators

Utilization and Effectiveness of Harnesses and Lifelines in Grain Entrapment Incidents: Preliminary Analysis

Awards

Outstanding Associate Editors for 2020

The high quality of ASABE peer­ reviewed journal publications could not be maintained without the dedicated service of associate editors, who spend hours working closely with reviewers, authors and editors during the peer review process for each manuscript.

  • Kingsly Ambrose
  • Christopher Choi
  • Robert Grisso
  • Jianhan Lin
  • Debasmita Misra
  • Prem Parajuli
  • Anita Thompson
  • Binxin Wu
  • Heping Zhu

Outstanding Reviewers for 2020

Our peer­ reviewed journals could not be successful without reviewers willing to spend hours evaluating author manuscripts and making suggestions for improvements.

  • Kingsly Ambrose
  • Jnana Bairy
  • Bent S. Bennedsen
  • Jane A.S. Bonds
  • Ying Chen
  • Steven R. Evett
  • Shuang Fu
  • Serap Gorucu
  • Dennis W. Hallema
  • AMark Healy
  • Carol L. Jones
  • Suzanne M. Leonard
  • Mengxing Li
  • Jude Liu
  • John M. Long
  • Thomas Marek
  • Wesley M. Porter
  • Sindhuja Sankaran
  • Simerjeet S. Virk
  • Earl Vories
  • Alvin Ray Womac