[WEBINAR]: Safety Sensitivity of Opioid Use in High Hazardous Industries Such as Agriculture

[WEBINAR]: Safety Sensitivity of Opioid Use in High Hazardous Industries Such as Agriculture

30Apr2021

12:00pm - 1:00pm

The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine released recommendations for opioid prescribing based on safety-sensitive occupations. Safety-sensitive work is typically classified as operating motor vehicles, modes of transportation, other heavy machinery, or tasks requiring high levels of cognitive function or judgement. Farm duties frequently demand the use of heavy machinery, and concurrent use of narcotics alongside safety-sensitive work can be dangerous. This training educates healthcare providers on how to assess occupational agricultural risks and corresponding patient guidance for those who are taking opioid medications.

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