Tell a story, save a life. That’s the idea behind a new project inserting injury prevention messages into first-hand accounts of farmers and others impacted
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Agricultural Health and Safety in the Upper Midwest.
Ag Health and Safety Spotlight:
Don’t Get Stuck!
With the large number of animals and vaccinations performed in the upper Midwest, proper sharps storage and disposal is important. To help farmers and veterinarians, UMASH has developed a bilingual (English and Spanish) fact sheet to provide guidance on the proper disposal of veterinary sharps. The fact sheet addresses proper storage and disposal and encourages farmers to check with their local solid waste department for any additional guidelines.
UMASH IN THE FIELD - LATEST NEWS
SPOTLIGHT: Telling the Story Project
SPOTLIGHT: Agricultural Youth Work Guidelines
As grass-cutting season gets underway it’s typical to see children and teenagers operating push and riding mowers. But these tasks can be hazardous.
SPOTLIGHT: Workplace Safety Consultation – Free Assistance for MN Farms
The Minnesota Workplace Safety Consultation - Safety Grant Program provides up to $10,000 in matching funds to qualifying applicants to reduce injury and
Eat your Breakfast (on the Farm)
Breakfast on the Farm is an annual event that draws people from both rural and urban areas to explore the workings of farm production and educate consumers
SPOTLIGHT: Extension Partner, Emily Wilmes
UMASH is fortunate to partner with Extension colleagues across the state in a number of areas. One colleague is Emily Wilmes, Extension Educator in Stearns,
Safety Check in the Spring
Minnesota Corn Growers Association’s Jonathan Eisenthal interviewed UMASH Director, Bruce Alexander, as a late spring descended on the Upper Midwest
SPOTLIGHT: MCN Publication on Immigrant Dairy Worker Trainings Wins Paper of the Year Award
UMASH and the Migrant Clinician’s Network partnered together to develop, train and deliver the Seguridad en las Lecherías project from 2011 – 2016.
UMASH Meets Agricultural Workers and Rural Latinos in Saint Peter, MN
UMASH joined the Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services (SMRLS) for a presentation on the Proyecto Para Trabajadores Agrícolas (Agricultural Worker