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Upcoming Events


AgriSafe WEBINAR
Latest Findings from the Agricultural Health Study
July 21
12:00 CDT


Presenter:
Laura Beane Freeman, PhD.
Research Fellow, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch (OEEB), Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, U.S. National Institutes of Health

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AVMA AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association) Annual Convention
July 25-29
Denver, Colorado

The mission of the AVMA Convention is to advance the knowledge and skills of veterinarians and related professionals by providing superior and diverse continuing education, a platform for dissemination of research, a forum for associated organizations, and an opportunity for collegian interaction. Discounted registration through June 30.

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AgriSafe WEBINAR
Train the Trainer Workshop
"Ergonomics: Prevention of Farm Injuries Associated with Lifting, Twisting & Turning"
July 31
12:00 CDT


Presenter:
Carolyn Sheridan, RN, BSN
Clinical Director, AgriSafe Network

The AgriSafe Train the Trainer web-based workshops are designed for health and safety professionals who have successfully completed an AgriSafe approved Agriculture Medicine course and have participated in the corresponding AgriSafe webinar presentation. Participation in train the trainer workshops will enable you to use the AgriSafe curriculums in your safety and education work.

Participants will be able to describe work site hazards that may result in disabling musculo-skeletal injuries, instruct in the role of clinicians in preventing disabling and lost time incidents, present case studies that reflect ergonomic risk factors affecting various agricultural workforce populations, and identify resources that can guide in structural/physical changes in the workplace environment

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ISEE 2014 Applying Dairy Stockmanship Principles
August 6
Wolf Creek Dairy - Dundas, Minnesota

UMASH and University of Minnesota Extension – Dairy Field Days are sponsoring a workshop to review the principles of dairy stockmanship. Participants will be able to observe cow/handler interactions and worker health and safety.

For more information contact:
Carol Peterson
Email: ctrefry@umn.edu
Office: 612.625.8347
Cell: 507.381.4873

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ISEE 2014 Applying Dairy Stockmanship Principles
August 14
Rohe Dairy - Freeport, Minnesota

UMASH and University of Minnesota Extension – Dairy Field Days are sponsoring a workshop to review the principles of dairy stockmanship. Participants will be able to observe cow/handler interactions and worker health and safety.

For more information contact:
Carol Peterson
Email: ctrefry@umn.edu
Office: 612.625.8347
Cell: 507.381.4873

UMASH



AgriSafe WEBINAR
Heat Stress Related to Agriculture
August 20
12:00 CDT


Presenter:
Carolyn Sheridan, RN
Clinical Director, AgriSafe Network

This presentation addresses the rural clinicians and health educator role in prevention of heat stress among agricultural producers. At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to explain the pathophysiology of heat related illnesses and differentiate between heat stroke and heat exhaustion, identify a minimum of three action steps to prevent heat related illnesses, including the potential of physiologic monitoring, list at least four health conditions, including contraindicated medications that present serious issues when working in extreme heat, and select approved personal protective options considered appropriate for use in conditions of extreme heat.

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ISEE 2014 International Society for Environmental Epidemiology
ISEE 2014
August 24-28
Seattle, Washington

The 26th Annual International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Conference, From Local to Global: Advancing Science for Policy in Environmental Health, will be held in Seattle, Washington August 24-28, 2014.

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Leman 2014 Allen D. Leman Swine Conference
Science-Driven Solutions
September 13-16
St. Paul, Minnesota

The University of Minnesota, Allen D. Leman Swine Conference is an annual educational event for the global swine industry. It is internationally acclaimed for bringing science-driven solutions to the complex challenges facing the industry. Each year hundreds of participants from over 20 countries attend the Leman Swine Conference held in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA. Major players in swine production, animal health management, and marketing from around the world exhibit their products and services.

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SHARP7th International Symposium: Safety & Health in Agricultural & Rural Populations: Global Perspectives (SHARP)
October 19-22
Saskatoon, SK, Canada

The 7th International Symposium: Safety & Health in Agricultural & Rural Populations: Global Perspectives (SHARP) will host a diverse range of topics on agricultural, occupational, and rural health topics. This symposium will capture the impact of global issues and challenges facing the health and safety of rural peoples in the twenty first century will seek to bridge gaps that occur between the spectra of basic research, applied research, the community and policy. The Symposium is intended to be inclusive of all rural settings, from those in fully industrialized countries to those in emerging or subsistence economies. This year's themes are: Healthy Workplaces, Healthy People, Healthy Communities, and Healthy Environments.

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