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AgriSafe Webinar: Protecting Young Adults in the Agricultural Workforce

AgriSafe Webinar: Protecting Young Adults in the Agricultural Workforce

22Mar2016

12:00 CST

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Presenter:
Charlotte Halverson, BSN, COHN-S
Occupational Health Nurse, AgriSafe Network

Summary:
AgriSafe is dedicated to training health and safety professionals who are prepared to serve the unique health care needs of agricultural communities. This webinar will focus on youth working in agriculture.

Objectives:
At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify physical and psychological developmental factors to consider when employing and training young adults in the agricultural sector.
  2. Define agricultural hazards and exposures that increase the risk of injury and illness among the young worker.
  3. Describe regulatory standards that can promote a safe work environment for young employees.
  4. Create action steps that can reduce agricultural injury and illness.

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