Agricultural Safety and Health: The Core Course

Agricultural Safety and Health: The Core Course

12 - 16Jun2017

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LOCATION: University of Iowa College of Public Health


145 N. Riverside Drive, Iowa City, IA, 52242


Statement of Purpose: To provide the information and skills needed to enable safety and health professionals to anticipate, recognize, and prevent occupational illnesses and injuries among members of the agricultural community. Successful completion of this course allows qualified participants to join AgriSafe® as a Certified Member. AgriSafe® benefits include clinical resources, technical assistance, continuing education, and use of the trademarked name AgriSafe® in promoting agricultural health services.

Intended Audience: Appropriate for safety and health managers, graduate students, nurses, physicians, veterinarians, and anyone interested in the special health and safety needs of rural and agricultural communities.

Continuing education credits are available for physicians, nurses, and EMS personnel. ABIH® Diplomates can earn up to 19.25 contact hours (3.21 CM) for IH and 2.25 hours (0.37 CM) for Safety for this event. Course topics meet the BCSP CEU requirements. CSPs will be responsible for documenting their own attendance. A certificate of completion will be provided following the course.

Training Director: Diane Rohlman, MA, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Iowa, College of Public Health.

Jointly provided by The University of Iowa College of Public Health; The Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine; The College of Nursing;  Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health; Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety.