Agricultural Health

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Hazards Associated with Livestock Handling

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The goal of Hazards Associated with Livestock Handling is to cover information relating to animal handling that place individuals at risk for injury or illness.

Intended Audience

The intended audience for this course is rural health professionals.

Length

The length for this course is approximately 60 minutes depending on the individual user. Upon completion of the course, you will get a certificate of completion from the Great Plains Center of Agricultural...

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Biological Risk Management

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The goal of Biological Risk Management (BRM) is to introduce the concept of BRM, disease transmission, and how to minimize the risk of disease.

Intended Audience

The intended audience for this course is rural health professionals.

Length

The length for this course is approximately 60 minutes depending on the individual user. Upon completion of the course, you will get a certificate of completion from the Great Plains Center of Agricultural...

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Training for Supervisors of Young Agricultural Workers

The goal of this course is to provide people who hire, teach, or supervise young agricultural workers strategies to protect their workers. Topics include why young workers are at risk for injuries on the farm, supervision, teaching, and communication methods.

Intended Audience

The intended audience for this course is anyone who hires, teaches, or supervises young agricultural workers. This may include but is not limited to farm employers, supervisors, parents, agricultural...

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PPE for Agricultural Health

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The goal of this course is for rural health and safety professionals to be able to recognize the responsibilities of employers and employees when using PPE in the workplace and apply methods for the proper selection of PPE.

Intended Audience

The intended audience for this course is rural health professionals.

Length

The length for this course is approximately 2 hours depending on the individual user. Upon completion of the...

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Overview: Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing

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The goal of agricultural safety and health is to prevent injury and illness that arise from work in the agricultural sector. 

Intended Audience

The intended audience for this course is rural health professionals.

Length

The length for this course is approximately 60 minutes depending on the individual user. Upon completion of the course, you will get a certificate of completion from the Great Plains Center of Agricultural Health at the University Of Iowa...

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Occupational Skin Disorders in Agriculture

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The goal of this course is for rural health and safety professionals to be able to identify common skin diseases in agricultural settings and recognize potential worker health effects associated with these hazards, and apply controls to prevent injury and illness in agricultural workplace.  

Intended Audience

The intended audience for this course is rural health professionals.

Length

The length for this course is approximately 60 minutes depending on the...

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Occupational Diseases of the Lung in Agricultural Settings

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The goal of this course is for rural health and safety professionals to be able to identify occupational diseases of the lungs in agricultural settings and recognize potential worker health effects associated with these hazards, and apply controls to prevent injury and illness in agricultural workplace.  

Intended Audience

The intended audience for this course is rural health professionals.

Length

The length for this course is approximately 60 minutes...

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Physical Agents for Agricultural Health

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The goal of this course is for rural health and safety professionals to be able to identify hazards in the agricultural environment recognize potential worker health effects associated with these hazards, and apply controls to prevent injury and illness in agricultural workplace.  

Intended Audience

The intended audience for this course is rural health professionals.

Length

The length for this course is approximately 60 minutes depending on the individual...

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