Eliminating Workplace Violence in the Field for EmployersContains 3 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 12/09/2019 at 12:00 PM (CST)
Thirty-six percent of the 3.4 million producers counted in the census are women. 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. Intended Audience: This training is intended primarily for health and safety professionals including but not limited to owner/operators, safety officers or specialists, managers, supervisors, safety coordinators, health safety and environmental interns and any person or persons who serve as safety personnel in an agricultural setting.
Ag Specific Respiratory Exposures and Prevention for Women Working in Agriculture (LIVE December 11)Contains 3 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 12/11/2019 at 12:00 PM (CST)
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
Helping Farmers Weather the Storm of Emotions + Economics: NY Farmnet (LIVE December 16)Contains 3 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 12/16/2019 at 12:00 PM (CST)
NY FarmNet, a Cornell University program, helps farmers in New York state navigate the waters of growth, change, and crisis. Since 1986, NY FarmNet has provided free, confidential on farm consulting to thousands of farmers and their families. With its unique, holistic approach - offering both financial and family/personal guidance - the program is able to help farm families work through a multitude of challenges that may be affecting the farm business. This webinar will discuss the impact of NY FarmNet's work, as well as some best practices for working with and engaging farmers. Learning Objectives: 1. Gain insight on providing direct counseling services to farmers. 2. Recognize the benefits of addressing both the financial and emotional sides of farm businesses. 3. Identify existing networks to support farmers and farm families.
Invest in Your Health: Say What? Protecting Your Hearing (LIVE January 9)Contains 8 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 01/09/2020 at 2:00 PM (CST)
This Train the Trainer course is designed for teachers, Extension staff, 4H and FFA leaders and others who work with young adults. The young ag 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.
Invest in Your Health: Prevention of Zoonotic Diseases (LIVE Jan. 14))Contains 7 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 01/14/2020 at 3:00 PM (CST)
This Train the Trainer course is designed for teachers, Extension staff, 4H and FFA leaders and others who work with young adults. 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.