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9372A Guide to Selecting Non-Powered Hand Tools2004National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health

CDC resource guide on non-powered hand tools.
Spanish Title: Una Guía para la Selección de Herramientas de Mano No-Energizadas

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9369A Health and Safety Solution: Using Office Areas2011WorkSafe Victoria

Tips for computer usage in office areas.

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9848ACOEM Practice Guidelines: Opioids and Safety-Sensitive Work2014American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

ACOEM has updated the treatment guidelines concerning opioids. This report highlights the safety-sensitive work recommendation that has been developed.

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9849ACOEM Practice Guidelines: Opioids for Treatment of Acute, Subacute, Chronic, and Postoperative Pain2014American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine’s guidelines for treatment of acute, subacute, chronic, and postoperative pain with opioids.

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7236Agricultural Respirator Selection Guide2022AgriSafe Network

A guide on selecting the right respirator for the right job.
Spanish Title: Guía Para La Selección De Respirador Agrícola

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9879Agricultural Respiratory Selection Booklet2016AgriSafe Network

This guide is designed to assist trained Agricultural Health Professionals to recommend appropriate respirators based on the clients’ agricultural exposure. (This guide is not intended for the professional who has not received training in respirator selection.)

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12096Anhydrous Ammonia Safety Tips for Farmworkers2021National Education Center for Agricultural Safety

Learn how to use Anhydrous Ammonia safely when doing farm work.

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7235Avian Influenza: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Guidelines2022AgriSafe Network, Central State Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health, Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center

The information provided in this guide is intended as general guidelines for exposures to Avian Influenza.

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8937Back Injury Prevention Tips2020National Education Center for Agricultural Safety

This is a guide produced by the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety (NECAS) on back injury prevention tips for workers in agriculture.

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11466Back Pain Can Be Attributed to Whole-Body Vibration2022Lisa Foust Prater

An article from Successful Farming

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9390Breathe Easy: Protect Yourself from Wildland Fire Smoke2019Colorado State University

Learn steps to get informed about wildfires and protect yourself.
Spanish Title: Protéjase del humo de incendios forestales

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8901Cholinesterase Testing Algorithm2013AgriSafe Network, Migrant Clinician's Network, National Farm Medicine Center

Cholinesterase testing protocol algorithm for health care providers.

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8903Cholinesterase Testing Protocols for Healthcare Providers2013AgriSafe Network, Migrant Clinician's Network, National Farm Medicine Center

Cholinesterase testing protocols for healthcare providers.

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9843Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale2003National Institute on Drug Abuse

The Clinical Opiate Withdrawal Scale (COWS) is an 11-item scale designed to be administered by a clinician.

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10569Consejos y trucos para dormir mejor2022University of Nebraska Extension

30 tips in Spanish for getting better sleep at night.

English Title: Tips and Tricks for Better Sleep

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8933Dealing with Anxiety about Infectious Disease2014Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

This SAMHSA fact sheet provides tips for coping with stress during an infectious disease outbreak. It describes common signs of stress and how to recognize when to get help.

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8705Diferencia Entre La Prueba De Ajuste Y La Comprobación Del Sello Del Usuario2021AgriSafe Network

The purpose of this Spanish language guide is to help individuals better understand the difference between a Fit Test and a User Seal Check.
English Title: Knowing the Difference: Fit Test vs User Seal Check

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9893Disease from Select Zoonotic Agents Chart2012Center for Food Security & Public Health

This is a chart of zoonotic diseases and how they are transmitted.

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9864Dress for Success: Some Things to Know About Personal Protective Equipment BEFORE You Handle a Pesticide2015Canadian Agricultural Safety Association, National Association County Agricultural Agents, Syngenta

Syngenta has collaborated with the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association to create Dress for Success!, a resource for farm employers and employees regarding basic PPE principles and practices to protect the health and safety of everyone involved in handling a pesticide.

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9394Entering And Cleaning Up Flooded Homes2011University of Nebraska Extension

Protect yourself and your family during cleanup.

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9542Farm Flood Health Threats – Cold Weather2022AgriSafe Network

A guide to help farmers protect themselves during winter floods.

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9540Farm Flood Health Threats – Warm Weather2022AgriSafe Network

A guide to help farmers protect themselves from warm weather farm flood health threats.

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9393Flood Recovery Checklists for Farmsteads2017North Dakota State University

This publication is for farmers and ranchers affected by flooding.

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9898Flu Season and COVID-192021AgriSafe Network

This resource discusses flu vaccines and COVID-19 vaccines, and the best ways to protect your health.

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9867Gas Monitors for Agriculture2020Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health

Guidelines to identify hazards and select sensor types based on potential hazards in your farming operation.

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9894Global Pandemics and the Agricultural Workforce: Research and Policy Implication2021Southeastern Coastal Center for Agricultural Health and Safety

Research from the Southeastern Coastal Center for Agriculture Health and Safety relevant to the occupational safety and health needs of people working in agriculture, fishing, and forestry in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Puerto Rick, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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11425Guía Para La Selección De Respirador Agrícola2022AgriSafe Network

A guide on selecting the right respirator for the right job.
English Title: Agricultural Respirator Selection Guide

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9377Have You Heard? Hearing Loss Caused by Farm Noise is Preventable!2007National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health

A guide (created by NIOSH) to protecting your hearing on the farm.

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9862Head to Toe Protection: Determine Your Need2022AgriSafe Network

Determine your head to toe protection needs using this guide based on agriculture exposures.

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9856Head to Toe Protection: Grain (female)2022AgriSafe Network

A guide created specifically for women on PPE when working with grain.

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9854Head to Toe Protection: Grain (male)2022AgriSafe Network

A guide created specifically for men on PPE recommendations when working with grain.

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9860Head to Toe Protection: Pesticides (female)2022AgriSafe Network

A guide created specifically for women on PPE when working with pesticides.

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9858Head to Toe Protection: Pesticides (male)2022AgriSafe Network

A guide created specifically for men on PPE recommendations when working with pesticides.

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9852Head to Toe Protection: Swine (female)2022AgriSafe Network

A guide created specifically for women on PPE when working with swine.

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9850Head to Toe Protection: Swine (male)2022AgriSafe Network

A guide created specifically for men on PPE recommendations when working with swine.

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7151Hearing Loss Prevention: Adapting the Hearing Conservation Program for Agriculture2017AgriSafe Network

Adapting the OSHA Hearing Conservation Program to Agriculture

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9378Heat Related Illnesses2017AgriSafe Network

This is an AgriSafe resource guide on how to identify and prevent Heat Related Illnesses.

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9865How to Comply with the 2015 Revised Worker Protection Standard for Agricultural Pesticides: What Owners and Employers Need to Know2017Environmental Protection Agency, Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative

EPA in conjunction with the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative (PERC) is making available a guide to help users of agricultural pesticides comply with the requirements of the 2015 revised federal Worker Protection Standard. You should read this manual if you employ agricultural workers or handlers, are involved in the production of agricultural plants as an owner/manager of an agricultural establishment or a commercial (for-hire) pesticide handling establishment, or work as a crop advisor.

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8894Idioma de las Personas Primero2019AgriSafe Network, Mental Health First Aid, Mississippi State University Extension

Person first language is a way of speaking that is emphasizes a person’s wholeness, while maintaining respect for an illness, condition, or experience. This is a Spanish language guide on how to use person first language in reference to mental health.
English Title: Person First Language

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9883Improving the Health of Farmer Military Veterans Virtual Think Tank Results2019AgriSafe Network

AgriSafe Network conducted a virtual Think Tank on the role that rural healthcare providers could play in the improvement of the health of farmer military veterans. The presentation was marked by polling questions that gauged the attendees opinions and perspectives on the needs and health disparities of farmer military veterans. The results are attached in this guide.

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9900Ivermectin Fact Sheet2021AgriSafe Network

This fact sheet explains the dangers of using unprescribed Ivermectin to treat or prevent COVID-19.

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7989Knowing the Difference: Fit Test vs User Seal Check2021AgriSafe Network

The purpose of this guide is to help individuals better understand the difference between a Fit Test and a User Seal Check.
Spanish Title: Diferencia Entre La Prueba De Ajuste Y La Comprobación Del Sello Del Usuario

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9366Listos para trabajar2018AgriSafe Network

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

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9881Manure Storage Pit Dangers2015Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health

Guidance on manure pit operations from ASABE specify the need to monitor these spaces prior to entry. This alert provides general guidance on why and how to monitor.

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8890Mental Health and Its Impact on Farm Families2022AgriSafe Network

A resource to be shared with everyone involved in agriculture focusing on mental health.
Spanish Title: Salud Mental y el Impacto en el Bienestar de las Familias de Agricultores

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9380NIOSH Fast Facts: Protecting Yourself From Heat Stress2010National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health

A NIOSH guide to protecting yourself from Heat Stress.

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9845Nonopioid Treatments for Chronic Pain2016Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines produced by the CDC on the usage of non-opioid treatments for chronic pain.

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9842Opioid Overdoses Treated in Emergency Departments2018Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A CDC informational resource on opioid overdoses treated in emergency departments.

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9846Opioids for Acute Pain: What You Need to Know2016Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines produced by the CDC regarding the usage of opioids to treat acute pain.

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7150Parkinson’s Disease: Practical Workplace Adaptations2021Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center

This is a guide containing practical workplace adaptations for individuals living with Parkinson’s Disease.

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8931Partnerships as an Avenue to Translate Emerging Disease Ecology of SARS-CoV-2 to Agricultural Groups2020AgriSafe Network, Amy Liebman, Chad Roy, Claire Seda, Ed Zuroweste, Migrant Clinician's Network, Natalie Roy

AgriSafe Network and Migrant Clinicians Network, both national organizations and major stakeholders in agricultural health, are on the front lines of translating science into practical prevention strategies for those providing health services to farmworkers and farmers. The partnerships pursued provide a blueprint for quickly translating emerging disease ecology to support the health of agricultural populations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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8892Person First Language2019AgriSafe Network, Mental Health First Aid, Mississippi State University Extension

Person first language is a way of speaking that is emphasizes a person’s wholeness, while maintaining respect for an illness, condition, or experience. This is a guide on how to use person first language in reference to mental health.
Spanish Title: Idioma de las Personas Primero

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8000Personal Protective Equipment: OSHA Guidance2004Occupational Safety and Health Administration

This OSHA publication provides a general overview of personal protective equipment requirements and selection.

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9395Pesticide Storage Concerns During and After a Flood2016LSU Ag Center

A resource about immediate actions to take after a storm when floodwaters or a storage facility could potentially be contaminated with pesticide.

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8939Pilates Poster2018AgriSafe Network

Pilates for strengthening and flexibility – examples given in farm settings.

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9847Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PMDPs)2016Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Improving the way opioids are prescribed will ensure patients have access to safer, more effective chronic pain treatment while reducing opioid misuse, abuse, and overdose.

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8222Prevention of Falls in the Transport of Livestock2005WorkSafe Victoria

The information in this guide has been written specifically for the livestock industry to prevent falls when transporting livestock.

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9387Protección contra el estrés por calor para trabajadores2017Occupational Safety and Health Administration

There are precautions that can be taken anytime temperatures are high and the job involves physical work.
English Title: Protecting Workers – Heat Stress Quick Card

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9533Protect Your Lungs from Wildfire Smoke2019AgriSafe Network

An illustration on the proper respirator to wear to protect yourself from wildfire smoke.

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9381Protecting Workers – Heat Stress Quick Card2017Occupational Safety and Health Administration

There are precautions that can be taken anytime temperatures are high and the job involves physical work.
Spanish Title: Protección contra el estrés por calor para trabajadores

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9391Protéjase del humo de incendios forestales2019Colorado State University

Learn steps to get informed about wildfires and protect yourself.
English Title: Breathe Easy: Protect Yourself from Wildland Fire Smoke

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9844Quick Reference for Healthcare Providers: Opioid Prescribing Guidelines2016Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines produced by the CDC on the usage of opioids to treat chronic pain.

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11701Racism and Agricultural Health: White Paper2021AgriSafe Network

This white paper is a combined effort of AgriSafe Network staff, and the AgriSafe Board of Directors as an immediate action following AgriSafe’s Statement on Racism, Diversity and Inclusion.

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9364Ready to Farm Poster2018AgriSafe Network

Poses to improve muscle strength and flexibility – examples given in farm settings.
Spanish Title: Listos para trabajar

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8905Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisonings2013Environmental Protection Agency

The purpose of this manual is to provide healthcare professionals with current consensus recommendations for treating patients with pesticide-related illnesses or injuries.

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8417Reproductive Health Exposures for Women in Agriculture2019AgriSafe Network

A guide designed to help women protect their reproductive health when working in agriculture.
Spanish Title: Riesgos de la salud reproductiva femenina en la agricultura

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8421Riesgos de la salud reproductiva femenina en la agricultura2019AgriSafe Network

A Spanish language guide designed to help women protect their reproductive health when working in agriculture.
English Title: Reproductive Health Exposures for Women in Agriculture

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9889Safety Guidelines for Youth Operating Farm Equipment2020National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety

This booklet contains work guidelines that parents and supervisors can use to assign age and ability appropriate tasks to youth working in agriculture. They also provide information and talking points for adults to use when discussing farm tasks with youth. In addition to the work guidelines, the booklet describes how to use the guidelines and include important supplemental information on topics like supervision, child development and considerations for hired youth.This booklet was created by the National Children’s Center.

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9890Safety Guidelines for Youth Working in Gardens2021National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety

This booklet contains work guidelines that parents and supervisors can use to assign age and ability appropriate tasks to youth working in agriculture. They also provide information and talking points for adults to use when discussing farm tasks with youth. In addition to the work guidelines, the booklet describes how to use the guidelines and include important supplemental information on topics like supervision, child development and considerations for hired youth.This booklet was created by the National Children’s Center.

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9891Safety Guidelines for Youth Working with Animals2021National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety

This booklet contains work guidelines that parents and supervisors can use to assign age and ability appropriate tasks to youth working in agriculture. They also provide information and talking points for adults to use when discussing farm tasks with youth. In addition to the work guidelines, the booklet describes how to use the guidelines and include important supplemental information on topics like supervision, child development and considerations for hired youth.This booklet was created by the National Children’s Center.

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8673Salud Mental y el Impacto en el Bienestar de las Familias de Agricultores2022AgriSafe Network

A Spanish language resource to be shared with everyone involved in agriculture focusing on mental health.
English Title: Mental Health and Its Impact on Farm Families

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9370Simple Solutions: Ergonomics for Farm Workers2001National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health

This guide shows simple changes agricultural workers can make to improve ergonomics.
Spanish Title: Soluciones Simples: Ergonomía Para Trabajadores Agrícolas

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9375Soluciones Simples: Ergonomía Para Trabajadores Agrícolas2001National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health

This Spanish language guide shows simple changes agricultural workers can make to improve ergonomics.
English Title: Simple Solutions: Ergonomics for Farm Workers

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8906Suicide Prevention: Facts and Resources2018Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Resource from SAMHSA

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8423Take Charge of Your Health – Women Working in Agriculture2018AgriSafe Network

This fact sheet is designed to highlight the unique risk factors for women working in agriculture. Practical solutions are offered to assist farm women in maintaining a healthy and productive farming future.

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9896Take Five2022AgriSafe Network

This resource was developed to help agricultural workers educate their health care providers about the daily tasks they perform on the farm that could influence their health.

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9895Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health2020Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Behavioral health resource for social distancing and quarantine time

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9840Talking to Farmers About Pain Management and Opioid Use2018AgriSafe Network

A guide for rural health and safety professionals on talking to farmers about pain management and opioid use.

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9875Talking to Farmers About Their Pain Resource Guide2018AgriSafe Network, Pro-Activity

A resource guide created specifically for talking about pain with farmers.

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9376They’re Your Ears: Protect Them2007National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health

A guide created by NIOSH for protecting your hearing.

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8935Tips and Tricks for Better Sleep2020University of Nebraska Extension

30 tips for getting better sleep at night.

Spanish Title: Consejos y trucos para dormir mejor

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9373Una Guía para la Selección de Herramientas de Mano No-Energizadas2004National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health

CDC resource guide in Spanish on non-powered hand tools.

English Title: A Guide to Selecting Non-Powered Hand Tools

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9531Well Water and Drinking Water Analysis at the LSU AgCenter2015LSU Ag Center

A guide for well water requirements.

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9532What to Do After the Flood2005Environmental Protection Agency

Precautions to take after a flood, regarding well and pump inspections.

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7995What to Know About Bird Flu2022Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A guide on what to look for during an avian influenza outbreak.

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9371Whole Body Vibration Handout2017Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health

Resource focusing on whole body vibration – GPCAH

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9535Wildfire Health Threats2019AgriSafe Network

A guide on protecting yourself against wildfire health threats.

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9389Wildfire Smoke Exposure and Population Health2014Colleen Reid

July 22, 2014 presentation slides from Dr. Colleen Reid on how wildfire smoke impacts populations.

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9885Women in Agriculture: Risks for Occupational Injury Within the Contexts of Role, and Haddon’s Injury Model2014Ann K. Carruth, Carrie A. McCoy, Deborah B. Reed

This paper examines exposure to occupational injury producing events among women within the context of role and Haddon’s Injury Model.

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9866Worker Protection Standards for Agricultural Establishments2015University of Nebraska Extension

This document describes the federal Worker Protection Standards for agricultural establishments.

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9362Yoga Poster2018AgriSafe Network, Central State Center for Agricultural Safety and Health

Yoga for strengthening and flexibility – examples given in farm settings.

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9887Zoonotic Disease in Agriculture2017AgriSafe Network

This purpose of this guide is to increase awareness of what zoonotic diseases are and how they are spread.

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