Practical Solutions for Heat-Related Illness Prevention for Agriculture (April 7, 2021)

Last updated on July 1st, 2024 at 04:18 pm

Summary: Agricultural workers are at high risk of heat-related illness and recent field studies point to specific risk factors and solutions. This webinar is intended to prepare agricultural safety and health professionals for the upcoming summer season. We will share practical and evidence-based solutions for the prevention of heat-related illness in the agricultural work environment.

Objectives: By the end of this presentation participants will be able to…

  • Describe risk factors for heat-related illness
  • Describe solutions for the prevention of heat-related illness that can be implemented in agricultural work environments
  • Locate bilingual training and prevention resources

Intended Audience: Agricultural farmers, ranchers, supervisors, farmworkers, farmworker organizations, health and safety professionals, trainers, promoters, rural healthcare providers, extension agents, and others who work in agriculture.

Funded under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012345 with the University of North Texas Health Science Center – Gibson D. Lewis Library, and awarded by the DHHS, NIH, National Library of Medicine.

Categories: Heat-Related Illness