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Ag Specific Respiratory Exposures for Women
Ag Specific Respiratory Exposures for Women

Last updated on April 25th, 2022 at 04:04 pm

Respiratory protection strategies for women working in agriculture can be a challenge.  Purchasing respiratory protective equipment and achieving proper fit is often difficult. This training 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. Read More
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Anhydrous Ammonia Safety for Farmworkers

Last updated on April 25th, 2022 at 04:05 pm

Anhydrous ammonia is potentially dangerous, as it seeks water from the nearest source, which may be the human body – especially the eyes, lungs, and skin because of their high moisture content.  Few problems occur when anhydrous ammonia is handled properly and applied as intended.  However, it is important for all individuals working with this type of fertilizer to understand the potential health risks, necessary safety precautions, and proper response in the event of an exposure. Read More

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Appropriate PPE for Women in Ag
Appropriate PPE for Women in Ag

Agriculture is a hazardous industry associated with many occupational injuries and diseases. Workers may be exposed to various types of occupational hazards simultaneously, possibly increasing the risk of adverse health outcomes. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is critical for ensuring a safe working environment in agriculture. It is essential to utilize PPE that meets safety standards, is appropriate for your work, and is the proper fit. PPE is often designed with men in mind, making adequate fit and function problematic for women in agriculture.

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ATV-UTV Safety for Women
ATV-UTV Safety for Women

ATVs and UTVs are found on all types of farms; they are useful for agricultural work, but they also pose serious hazards to operators and passengers. Studies indicate that injured ATV/UTV passengers are more commonly female and youth and that helmet use is significantly lower for passengers. The focus of the training would be on ATV/UTV maintenance and safety features, personal protective equipment (PPE), load and weight considerations, operation on public roadways, as well as employee training and considerations for working alone.

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Best PPE to Fit Your Lungs
Best PPE to Fit Your Lungs

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. Read More

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Discovering the Root of your Back Story – Prevention and Understanding of Back Injuries

Last updated on April 25th, 2022 at 04:06 pm

Back injuries are one of the most common forms of farm-related injuries. Protecting the back is one of the most important things a producer can do to stay active on the farm. Men and women are both prone to work-related back pain and the first episode usually occurs between the ages of 20 and 40. Training will focus on effects of whole body vibration, causes of back injuries/pain, how to prevent back injuries/pain, and other considerations. Read More

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Eliminating Workplace Violence in the Field for Employers

Last updated on April 25th, 2022 at 04:07 pm

Education will focus on all women including farmworker women and their employers on reporting violent incidents to authorities, making employees aware of their legal rights, safe work practices, medical referrals, treatment, and options including counseling if needed. Read More

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Ergonomic Safety for Farm Women

Last updated on April 25th, 2022 at 04:07 pm

Women account for about one-third of the management, ownership and work on farms, ranches and in crop production. A major challenge continues to be access to protective equipment that meets the ergonomic needs of women. This program is intended to help women in rural/agricultural communities identify ergonomic issues leading to musculoskeletal injuries in farm and ranch work and discover resources to aid in injury prevention. Read More

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Hazard Communication for Farm Women

Last updated on April 25th, 2022 at 04:08 pm

This Hazard Communication Standard training program is intended for dairy farms and small farms that hire at-risk populations. The major focus of the program is on the identification of and the safe usage of chemicals and pesticides, along with respiratory protection. Read More

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Invest in Your Health: Cover Up! Head to Toe Personal Protective Equipment
Invest in Your Health: Cover Up! Head to Toe Personal Protective Equipment

Last updated on April 25th, 2022 at 04:01 pm

Injuries and chronic health issues 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. Students can discuss those exposures and determine the appropriate protective gear for each scenario. In addition, two cases studies presenting common multiple exposures that young people experience are included for discussion. Read More

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Invest in Your Health: Cultivating a Healthy Mind - Mental Wellness for Youth
Invest in Your Health: Cultivating a Healthy Mind – Mental Wellness for Youth

Last updated on April 25th, 2022 at 04:01 pm

This module opens an introductory discussion of mental health among teens and young adults with guidance from an adult educator. Focus is placed on decreasing stigma, improving mental health literacy, and positive coping skills for teens and young adults. The module showcases a high school agricultural student’s understanding of the agricultural mental health crisis, helping to frame mental health distress to academic and future career success. Read More

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Invest in Your Health: Say What? Protecting your Hearing
Invest in Your Health: Say What? Protecting your Hearing

Last updated on April 25th, 2022 at 04:02 pm

The young producer works in an environment with noise hazards and plays in an environment with noise hazards. Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is common (and preventable) but unfortunately, use of hearing protection among youth is not. Read More

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Invest in Your Health: Stay Cool! Prevention of Heat Related Illness
Invest in Your Health: Stay Cool! Prevention of Heat Related Illness

Last updated on April 25th, 2022 at 04:02 pm

Heat-related illness occurs when the body’s temperature gets too high and the body’s ability to dissipate heat through sweating and other methods is overcome. In this session, students will learn how to identify heat related illnesses and immediate care procedures. Read More

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Invest in Your Health: Stop Zoonosis in its Tracks- Prevention of Zoonosis
Invest in Your Health: Stop Zoonosis in its Tracks- Prevention of Zoonosis

Last updated on April 25th, 2022 at 04:03 pm

Agricultural producers are at high risk for acquiring a zoonotic disease related to their work environment with minimal information related to risks, symptoms and prevention. The majority of emerging infectious diseases in the U.S. are zoonotic in nature. They are often difficult to determine and many go unreported for a variety of reasons. Read More

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Invest in Your Health: Where Y’at-Using Mapping to Define Hazards in Agriculture
Invest in Your Health: Where Y’at-Using Mapping to Define Hazards in Agriculture

Last updated on April 25th, 2022 at 04:03 pm

Participants will learn about the Hazard Mapping curriculum and will be given access to all teacher and student materials after completing the webinar. A Hazard Map is a visual representation of the workplace where there are hazards that could cause injuries or illness. The Hazard Mapping method draws on what students know from their farming experience. The Hazard Mapping approach works best when conducted among a small group of students with some similarity in their work and exposures. Read More

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Prevention of Covid-19 Among the Agricultural Industry – Contact Tracing

Last updated on April 25th, 2022 at 04:08 pm

Contact tracing is a tool that can help slow the spread of infectious diseases, such as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Contact tracing helps protect you and your employees by: Letting people know they may have been exposed to COVID-19 and should monitor their health for signs and symptoms of COVID-19. Read More

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Protecting Your Ag Employees from Infectious Disease Including the New COVID-19 Delta Variant

This presentation will highlight protective measures ag employers can take to reduce transmission of infectious diseases, including the new COVID-19 variants. Interim guidance from the CDC and U.S. Department of Labor, “Agricultural Employer Checklist for Creating a COVID-19 Assessment and Control Plan,” will be reviewed throughout the presentation. This presentation will also promote mitigation strategies, including COVID-19 vaccines, current evidence-based resources addressing vaccine confidence, and workplace infection control. Read More

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QPR

Last updated on April 25th, 2022 at 04:03 pm

Over the last decade, farmers and farm families have experienced increasing pressures resulting in high levels of stress, mental health, and suicide. QPR training teaches laypeople and professionals to recognize and respond to mental health crises using the approach of Question, Persuade, and Refer. Read More

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Respiratory Fit Testing in Agricultural Communities
Respiratory Fit Testing in Agricultural Communities

Respiratory PPE fit testing helps assure the best protection against dangerous airborne particles. Agricultural workers face a myriad of challenges in obtaining a proper fit test and who can provide this service. Additionally, there are gray areas of misunderstanding about the fit testing mandates in certain agricultural populations. Read More

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What to Expect While Expecting – For Female Producers & Ag Workers

Last updated on April 25th, 2022 at 04:10 pm

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. Read More

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Zoonotic Disease and Pregnancy: A Deeper Dive
Zoonotic Disease and Pregnancy: A Deeper Dive

Last updated on April 25th, 2022 at 04:10 pm

Zoonotic Diseases are transmitted between farm animals and humans and can pose additional risks to those who are pregnant. Women working in agriculture should be aware of the following special considerations during pregnancy, which animals are common carriers of zoonotic disease, symptoms of the disease(s), prevention measures, and pregnancy risks. Read More

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