Nebraska Safety Council (NESC, announces a new collaborative agriculture community outreach program called Cultivating Community. The Cultivating Community program is designed to help increase access to health and safety resources and training opportunities for local residents. You are invited to join NESC in this state-wide effort.

Free programs include: Sleepless in Nebraska Presentation; QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Training for Agricultural Communities; a Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Training; Staying Safe on Nebraska Roadways; Talking About Ticks: a Lyme Disease Prevention Program; and Zoonotic Disease and Pregnancy: A Deeper Dive.

Low-cost programs include: Break the Habit/Nicotine Cessation Program; Confined Spaces & Recovery; Drug Impairment Training; First Aid Training; Bloodborne Pathogen Training; Food in the Field; and Respiratory Protection & Fit Testing.

To request more information, please contact Kelsey Pruss, Wellness Services Manager, at (402) 483-2511 ext. 103 or send an email to To learn more about Cultivating Community and schedule your presentation, visit

The Cultivating Community program is sponsored by the Nebraska Safety Council and community partners AgriSafe Network, Nebraska Extension Office and the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

The Mission of the Nebraska Safety Council is to provide education and leadership to empower Nebraskans to live safe and healthy. They offer comprehensive programs, training courses, events and services that are designed to improve employee care at a desk, on the production floor, behind the wheel and on the job. To learn more or to sign up for membership today, visit, call (402) 483-2511 or email