Invest in Your Health: Stay Cool! Prevention of Heat-Related Illness in Agriculture (November 17, 2020)

Last updated on May 9th, 2023 at 01:20 pm

This Train the Trainer course is designed for teachers, Extension staff, 4H and FFA leaders and others who work with young adults. Agriculture is ranked as one of the most dangerous occupations and involves workers and family members of all ages. Illness and injuries can be prevented if we use the right protective equipment for the job. This program will present an overview of common exposures in farming and ranching and identify appropriate personal protective equipment.

At the conclusion of the program, participants/educators will be able to:

  1. Review several indicators related to various types of heat related illnesses
  2. Identify educational activities which allow students to recognize warning signs, and immediate care procedures developed for classroom use
  3. Find safety and health resources for use in educational settings

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Categories: Heat-Related Illness, Young Farmers