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

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

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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


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


Outstanding Associate Editors for 2019

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.

  • Srinivasulu Ale
  • Claire Baffaut
  • Arend-Jan Both
  • Reza Ehsani
  • John P. Fulton
  • Marvin R. Paulsen
  • Sanjay B. Shah
  • Joseph S. Dvorak

Outstanding Reviewers for 2019

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

  • Lilong Chai
  • Joseph S. Dvorak
  • Daren Harmel
  • Long He
  • Sushil Kumar Himanshu
  • Wesley Clint Hoffmann
  • Yanbo Huang
  • Farzaneh Khorsandi
  • Kritika Kothari
  • April B. Leytem
  • Yuzhen Lu
  • Sushant Mehan
  • Oluwatosin J. Oginni
  • Marvin R. Paulsen
  • Benjamin M. Plumier
  • C. Alan Rotz
  • Allen E. Russell
  • Soraya Shafiekhani
  • Thomas J. Trout
  • Alvin Ray Womac