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 (Focus areas): At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
- List at least three sources of common agricultural respiratory hazards
- Identify appropriate respiratory protection equipment for women working in agriculture
- 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-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.