Respiratory Protection and On-Farm Fit Testing for Agricultural Workers

In this webinar, participants will learn about agricultural respiratory hazards and how to select appropriate protection. An overview of medical clearance and fit testing requirements will be given, as well as a discussion of some of the unique challenges faced when providing these services to the agricultural population.
Learning objectives: 
1. Identify agricultural workers who may be exposed to hazards that require respiratory protection 
2. Understand the different types of respirators and cartridges and how to select appropriate protection 
3. Describe how fit testing is performed and why it is needed 

Anna Meyerhoff

The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine & Health / Northeast Center for Occupational Health and Safety - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (NYCAMH/NEC), Cooperstown NY

Anna Meyerhoff is the Bilingual Farm Safety Coordinator for NYCAMH/NEC. Anna develops and delivers bilingual farm safety and emergency response trainings as well as providing other outreach services throughout NY and the Northeast.  She received a BA in Spanish from SUNY Geneseo, worked on her family's dairy farm, and has lived and studied abroad in Central America.

Melissa Horsman

The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine & Health / Northeast Center for Occupational Health and Safety - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (NYCAMH/NEC), Cooperstown NY

Melissa Horsman is the PPE Program Coordinator for NYCAMH/NEC.  She is responsible for administering the Personal Protective Equipment and On-Farm Fit Testing Programs. Melissa attended Texas A&M University where she studied Zoology and honed her MSDS decryption skills.

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Pre Test- Respiratory Protection and On-Farm Fit Testing for Agricultural Workers
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Video- Respiratory Protection and On-Farm Fit Testing for Agricultural Workers
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Post Test- Respiratory Protection and On-Farm Fit Testing for Agricultural Workers
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Evaluation
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