10th Annual Agricultural Health and Safety Conference

10th Annual Agricultural Health and Safety Conference

14 - 17Jul2020

This course is designed to examine key health and safety issues specific to rural and agricultural workers. Experts will present course material relevant to those working in health care, public health, education, and safety professions.

This course is intended for professionals who work with or have an interest in agricultural health and safety including physicians, nurses, emergency medical responders, physician assistants, health educators, advanced practice nurses, Ag extension, migrant health clinicians, physical therapists, insurance specialists, veterinarians, safety professionals and students.


The Harold M. and Beverly Maurer Center for Public Health — 519 South 40th Plaza Circle, Omaha, NE


This live activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

EMS Continuing Education Awarded


Session A: Agricultural Health

July 14-15, 2020

Agriculture 101

Skin Diseases of Agricultural Workers

Migrant and Immigrant Health

Agricultural Respiratory Diseases

Zoonotic Diseases

Veterinary Pharmaceuticals, Biologicals, and Antibiotics

Skin Cancer and Precancerous Lesions

Musculoskeletal Diseases and Ergonomics in Agriculture

Optimizing the Health of Women in Agriculture

Behavioral Health Issues in the Farming Community

Health Effects of Agricultural Pesticides


Session B: Agricultural Safety and Prevention

July 16-17, 2020

General Environmental Hazards in Agriculture

AgrAbility – A Resource for Farmers and Ranchers with Disabilities

Agricultural Trauma

Agricultural Resources for Health Professionals

Prevention of Agricultural Injuries and Illnesses

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in Agriculture: An Overview

Selecting the Right PPE for the Job and for the Person

Respiratory Fit Testing

Integrating Safety and Health into Healthcare Practice

Farm Tour — Hazard Recognition; Noise Dosimetry; Machinery Description


Session C: Special Topics

Available ONLINE beginning July 14, 2020

Special Populations – Youth in Agriculture

Special Populations – Veterans Returning to Farming

Physical Factors Affecting Health in Agriculture

Hearing Loss Prevention among Agricultural Workers

Cancer in Agricultural Populations


Contact Ellen for group discount information or scholarships ellen.duysen@unmc.edu

This course is supported in part by NIOSH grant # 5U54OH010162