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Discovering the Root of your Back Story: Prevention and Understanding of Back Injuries (December 10, 2020)

Back injuries are one of the most common forms of farm-related injuries, so protecting the back is one of the most important things a producer can do to stay active on the farm. Men and women are both prone to work-related back pain and the first episode usually occurs between the ages of 20 and 40. Training will focus on effects of whole body vibration, causes of back injuries/pain, how to prevent back injuries/pain, and other considerations.

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Ergonomic Safety for Farm Women (December 1, 2020)

It is no secret – women are playing an increased role in production agriculture. They account for about one-third of the management, ownership and work on farms, ranches and in crop production. A major challenge continues to be access to protective equipment that meets the ergonomic needs of women. This program is intended to help women in rural/agricultural communities identify ergonomic issues leading to musculoskeletal injuries in farm and ranch work and discover resources to aid in injury prevention.

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The Ergonomics of Hand Planting Reforestation Work

Reforestation work is vital to the health of America’s forests and the U.S. economy. Hand planting, a common reforestation practice, provides unique challenges to safety and health practitioners interested in reducing occupational injuries and illnesses. This webinar will share lessons learned from a team of investigators studying occupational exposures to physical risk factors among hand planters in the Southeastern United States.

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Yoga the AgriSafe Way: Grain Bin Edition

Yoga exercises specifically designed for farmers and ranchers. Your body is a tool be sure to take care of it properly! Check out these yoga moves using a grain bin.

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Yoga the AgriSafe Way: Truck Edition

Yoga exercises specifically designed for farmers and ranchers. Your body is a tool, be sure to take care of it properly! Check out these yoga moves incorporating a farm truck.

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Yoga the AgriSafe Way: Wall Edition

Yoga exercises specifically designed for farmers and ranchers. Your body is a tool be sure to maintain it! Check out how a wall can be used to stretch and strengthen your body.

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Pilates Poster

Pilates for strengthening and flexibility – examples given in farm settings.
Spanish Title: Pilates AgriSafe

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Pilates AgriSafe

Pilates for strengthening and flexibility – examples given in farm settings.
English Title: Pilates Poster

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Listos para trabajar

Poses to improve muscle strength and flexibility – examples given in farm settings.
English Title: Ready to Farm

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Yoga Poster

Yoga for strengthening and flexibility – examples given in farm settings.
Spanish Title: AgriSafe Yoga

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AgriSafe Yoga

Yoga for strengthening and flexibility – examples given in farm settings.
English Title: Yoga Poster