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Tools & Training to Aid in Selection of PPE in Agriculture

July 29, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

N95 mask

Last updated on August 23rd, 2021 at 04:25 pm

Summary: Workers in the agricultural industry experience multiple hazardous respiratory exposures. It is important to understand these risks and to know the appropriate protective equipment to purchase and use. The female workforce often experiences a challenge finding the right protection with a proper fit. This 30-minute program will address both the risks and the right protective gear.

Intended Audience: The primary audience for this program will agricultural production workers, including female workers, and agricultural business managers

Objectives: At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Identify common respiratory exposures that put workers at risk for respiratory illness
  • Recognize appropriate respiratory protection for workers, co-workers, or family members
  • Understand the difference between a respirator and a fabric or paper mask – sorting out the language
  • Access evidence-based information related to respiratory protection

This material was produced under grant #SH-05172-SH9 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government

Last updated on August 23rd, 2021 at 04:25 pm

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July 29, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
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Charlotte Halverson, RN, BSN, COHN-S