AgriSafe’s New Initiative on Health and Safety for Forestry Workers

AgriSafe’s New Initiative on Health and Safety for Forestry Workers

Recorded On: 12/13/2022

Learn about AgriSafe’s new forestry initiative to reduce occupation-related health disparities for forestry workers through trainings. After the info session, the floor was opened for questions, comments, and suggestions. (This session was held on December 13, 2022.)

Knesha Rose-Davison, MPH

Public Health Program Director, AgriSafe Network

AgriSafe Network

Knesha currently serves as the Public Health Program Director with AgriSafe Network, a nonprofit organization that addresses occupational health issues within the agricultural community. With over twelve years of public health experience in maternal child health, health disparities, and health education. Knesha is passionate about serving vulnerable populations and ensuring health access and equity. Knesha obtained her Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences (2002) with a minor in Chemistry and a Master’s of Public Health (2006) with an emphasis in Health Promotion from Northern Illinois University. In June 2016, she obtained a certificate in Agricultural Medicine which focused on rural occupational health and environmental health and safety. Knesha is a member of the American Public Health Association and the Louisiana Public Health Association where she serves in leadership.

Tara Haskins, DNP, MSN, RN, AHN-BC

Total Farmer Health Director, AgriSafe Network

Tara Haskins is a registered nurse with 33 years of clinical experience. She holds a Masters in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing and a Doctorate of Nursing Practice in Forensics. For the last 12 years, she has been a nurse educator in psychiatric-mental health concepts. Tara has experience in crisis/suicide intervention and addiction treatment in both outpatient and inpatient settings. She is a 2018 AgriSafe Nurse Scholar graduate. As a National Rural Health Association Fellow, she collaborated on a policy paper on disaster preparedness and response in rural communities. Tara continues to advocate at a national level for rural health services and programming.

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