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Webinar: Non-Allergic Respiratory Hazards in Farming and Agricultural Environments: Recognition and Prevention (Cost: $30, FREE for premium members)

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

Last updated on April 16th, 2024 at 09:54 am

Summary: The webinair will address non-allergic respiratory hazards (dusts, mists, fumes, and gases) affecting agricultural worker, farmers, and farm families living and working in agricultural environments. The focus will be recognizing and preventing environmental and occupational exposures that may result in morbidity and mortality resulting from unprotected or unrecognized respiratory hazards. An overview of the screening of farm workers and farm families that can be provided by health care workers and public health professionals to those working and living in agricultural environments and steps to avoid potentially dangerous exposures and prevent disability or death.

Intended Audience: Rural health care providers, public health professionals, agricultural health and safety professionals

Objectives: After the program, participants will be able to…

  1. Understand which agricultural respiratory exposures can result in acute and chronic non-allergic respiratory health conditions in those living and working in agricultural environments.
  2. Know which type of respiratory personal protective equipment is appropriate for different agricultural exposures
  3. Understand and be able to provide respiratory exposure medical screening as part of routine rural health care medical history.
  4. Know which agricultural work is not acceptable for children and minors due to hazardous respiratory exposures.

There is a registration fee for non-members!

AgriSafe Premium Members: FREE

Non-members/individuals with a Basic AgriSafe account: $30

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This webinar is free for AgriSafe paid members and will be hosted in the AgriSafe Learning Lab. Non-members or individuals holding a basic AgriSafe account can register for a $30 fee. AgriSafe will be hosting quarterly free-for-member webinars. If you do not currently have an account you will need to create an account to register for this webinar.

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May 16
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
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