Webinar: Eliminating Workplace Violence in the Field
December 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST
Summary: Migrant women farmworkers, have often been an invisible yet essential labor force. As recent census numbers show an increase in female producers, education will focus on all women including farmworker women and their employers on reporting violent incidents to authorities, making employees aware of their legal rights, safe work practices, medical referrals, treatment, and options including counseling if needed.
Intended Audience: This training is intended primarily for health and safety professionals including but not limited to owner/operators, safety officers or specialists, managers, supervisors, safety coordinators, health safety and environmental interns, and any person who serves as safety personnel in an agricultural setting.
Objectives: Upon completion of this webinar, participants will understand the following concepts…
- The scope and nature of workplace violence occurring in agriculture today.
- Employers’ responsibilities in addressing workplace violence and implementing preventive measures.
- Effective strategies and interventions that make the workplace safer and more responsive to employee victims.
This material was produced under grant number 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 mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. Revisions were made to this material under grant number SH-37171-SH1 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.
- Knesha Rose-Davison, MPH
December 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST