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Webinar: Ag Specific Respiratory Exposures and Prevention for Women Working in Agriculture
Wednesday, December 04, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST
Category: Webinars

Presenter: Charlotte Halverson, RN, BSN, COHN-S
Clinical Director, AgriSafe Network

Summary: 
Respiratory protection strategies for women working in agriculture can be a challenge.  Purchasing respiratory protective equipment and achieving proper fit is often difficult. This one hour webinar program will address dangerous exposures in agricultural work and the importance of respiratory protective equipment for women. It will include training tips and evidence-based resources for use in clinical practice and worker education

Intended audience: The primary audience for this program will be rural health care providers, educators, and agribusiness safety managers

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

  1. List at least three sources of common agricultural respiratory hazards 
  2. Identify appropriate respiratory protection equipment for women working in agriculture 
  3. Access a minimum of three evidence- based resources for use in respiratory health and safety education for women working in agricultural environments.

This material was produced under grant number SH-05068-SH8 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. 

Register here
 

Registration for this event will take place in the AgriSafe Learning Lab. If you are not currently an AgriSafe member, you can still register by setting up a free account (click on Create Account).


Contact: Natalie Roy - [email protected] or Stacey Jenkins - [email protected]