UMASH Connection Newsletter

The UMASH Connection: Farms and People is the electronic newsletter published by UMASH. The UMASH Connection is one way the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (UMASH) is working to engage people and organizations around research, education and prevention aimed at improving the health and well-being of agricultural workers and their families.

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The UMASH Connection Newsletter Archives

Spring 2017 - Volume 15

Inside this issue:

  • Firefighters Could Be Key to Farm Safety
  • Ag Health and Safety Spotlight: Roadway Safety
  • UMASH Farm Safety Check
  • 2017 NORA Symposium
  • Farms, Fairs, and Fun – Remember to Wash Your Hands!
  • Additional Resources
  • UMASH In the Field
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Winter 2017 - Volume 14

Inside this issue:

  • From Problem to Solution: Advances in Farm Safety
  • 2017 NORA Save the Date – May 5, 2017
  • UMASH Farm Safety Check
  • Spotlight: Worker Protection Standard
  • Farm Safety on the Agenda for MN Legislators
  • UMASH Success Stories: Dairy Worker Safety Training
  • Spanish Resource Database
  • Agricultural Worker Safety and Health News Bi-weekly Email
  • ASAP Week – March 5-11, 2017
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Fall 2016 - Volume 13

Inside this issue:

  • Bridging the Gap in Immigrant Dairy Worker Safety Training
  • 2016 UMASH Annual Forum Recap
  • 2016 National Farm Safety and Health Week Recap
  • Rollover Protective Structure (ROPS) Rebate Programs
  • UMASH Renewal Funding for 2016-2021
  • Agritourism Resources
  • Ag Health and Safety Spotlight
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Summer 2016 - Volume 12

Inside this issue:

  • Partnerships Create Greater Impact in Agricultural Safety and Health (Annual Forum Follow-Up)
  • Save the Date 2016 Annual Forum – Thursday, September 29 @ 6pm, University of Minnesota St. Paul
  • Ag Health and Safety Resources
    • Spotlight: “Stress Less” with Good Stockmanship
    • AgriSafe Needlestick Prevention Webinar
    • UMASH YouTube Channel
  • Funding Opportunities
    • 2016 GPCAH Pilot Grant Applications
    • National Children’s Center Ag Safety Grants
  • 2016 NORA Symposium Recap
  • Agritourism Resources
    • AgriSafe Agritourism Webinar
    • Safe Agritourism
    • Healthy Fairs and Petting Zoos
    • Creating Safe Play Areas on Farms
  • UMASH Pilot Projects – 2016 Awards
  • In the Field
    • New Tractor Safety Program in Minnesota
    • Driven to Discover at the Minnesota State Fair
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Winter 2016 - Volume 11

Inside this issue:

  • Turkeys and One Health
  • Register for the 2016 NORA Symposium: Critical Challenges Facing Occupational Health and Safety – Today and Tomorrow
  • UMASH Highlights of 2015
    • Building Partnership to Address Agricultural Health and Safety in the Upper Midwest
    • Seguridad Worker Training
    • Reducing Lost Days of Work
    • Dairy Stockmanship Training
    • Cutting Edge Research
    • Ag Safety Pledge to Raise Awareness
  • UMASH Pilot Projects Program: New Projects Awarded in 2015
  • Summer Public Health Institute
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Summer 2015 - Volume 10

Inside this issue:

  • 2015 Annual Forum Recap
  • Avian Influenza Outbreak Resources
  • 2015 NORA Symposium Recap
  • UMASH Project Highlight – Seguridad en Las Lecherías
  • Ag Health and Safety Resources
  • Skin Cancer Research
  • National Children’s Center Call for Proposals
  • Ag Health and Safety Webinars
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Winter 2015 - Volume 9

Inside this issue:

  • UMASH Pilot Projects Call for Proposals
  • MCN Spanish Webinar Series
  • Integrating Safety in Agritourism
  • New Needlestick Prevention Video
  • 2015 National Ag Day
  • University of Minnesota Summer Public Health Institute
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Fall 2014 - Volume 8

Inside this issue:

  • 2014 National Farm Safety Week
  • UMASH at the Minnesota State Fair
  • “What’s Behind Your Food” Survey
  • UMASH at the Latino Summit
  • National Farm Medicine Center Hosts OHIP Interns
  • UMASH 2014 Pilot Project Awardees
  • ASHCA Safety Grants Program
  • Ag Health & Safety Spotlight – Rabies as an Immigrant Worker Health Issue on the Farm
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Summer 2014 - Volume 7

Inside this issue:

  • Healthy Fairs Workshops
  • 2014 NORA Symposium Highlights
  • Keeping Your Family and Visitors Safe on the Farm
  • Website Survey
  • UMASH In the Field
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Spring 2014 - Volume 6

Inside this issue:

  • The Changing Agriculture Workforce
  • UMASH Pilot Projects Request for Proposals
  • Healthy Fairs Workshops
  • Resources for Agriculture Workers and Employers
  • Spring Planning
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Fall 2013 - Volume 5

Inside this issue:

  • “Stress” Less with Good Stockmanship
  • 2014 Finding Common Ground Forum
  • UMASH Reader Connection Survey
  • New Resources
  • North American Agricultural Safety Summit Highlights
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Summer 2013 - Volume 4

Inside this issue:

  • MRSA and the Risk to Human and Animal Health
  • 2013 UMASH Annual Forum Highlights
  • UMASH 2013 Pilot Projects Awardees
  • National Farm Medicine Center Develops New Interactive Tool: Farm MAPPER
  • UMASH In the Field
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Spring 2013 - Volume 3

Inside this issue:

  • 2013 UMASH Annual Forum
  • Needlestick Injuries in Animal Agriculture
  • 2013 Finding Common Ground Highlights
  • Ag Safety and Health Spotlight – Needlestick Risks
  • UMASH In the Field
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Winter 2013 - Volume 2

Inside this issue:

  • 2013 Finding Common Ground Forum
  • UMASH Pilot Projects Call for Proposals
  • Agricultural Safety Consulting (ASC) Service
  • Migrant Clinicians Network (MCN)
  • Ag Safety and Health Spotlight – Leo’s Story
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Fall 2012 - Volume 1

Inside this issue:

  • 2012 National Farm Safety & Health Week
  • Project Spotlight – Surveillance for Zoonotic Diseases in Agricultural Workers in
    Minnesota
  • UMASH Outreach and Engagement
  • Ag Safety and Health Resources
  • UMASH 2012 Pilot Project Awardees
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