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Webinar: Reducing the Risk of Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes and Perinatal Illness for Female Agricultural Producers
Wednesday, December 16, 2020, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT
Category: Webinars

Presenter: Knesha Rose-Davision, MPH
Communications Director, AgriSafe Network

Pregnancy and fertility are often not considered when women assume farm tasks. Pesticide and other chemical exposures, zoonotic diseases and heavy lifting particularly during childbearing years, present challenges. 

At the end of the presentation, participants will be able to: 

  1. Identify unique exposures/risks associated with farm tasks.
  2. Identify at least four reproductive health and safety issues for women. 
  3. Locate three current evidenced based resources in the field of agricultural health 
  4. Develop Hazard Map of work exposures.
  5. Select appropriate PPE for farm tasks to reduce or eliminate exposures and/or risks.
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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. 

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