Sessions Tagged With 'farm safety and health'

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Farm Tractor Safety in Woods and Woodlots

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Dennis Murphy

This webinar will discuss hazards and risks of using farm tractors in woods and woodlots. Specific topics and issues to be covered include; roll over protection structure and falling object protective structure, pulling and dragging limbs and stumps, tractor stability...

Gardening with Effective Arthritis Management

Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 3:00 pm EDT

Presented by Amber Wolfe and Stephen Swain. The goal of this webinar is to provide an overview of the tasks related to gardening and to show the relationship between arthritis pain management and maintaining a productive garden. Topics include arthritis limitations and...

Confined Spaces of Grain Bin Entry

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT

Presenter is Dan Neenan, Manager of the National Education Center for Agriculture Safety and Director of EMS Programs.

NIOSH 2013 Pesticide Handler Personal Protective Stakeholder Meeting: Motivating Best Personal Protective Equipment Practices

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 8:00 am EDT

This annual stakeholders meeting facilitates focused communications from key stakeholder groups from around the country on a key public health need to motivate pesticide handlers and pesticide workers to use best pesticide personal protective equipment (PPE) practices. There...

Enhancing Safety Training in Dairies: A Cultural Anthropological Perspective

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST

Presenter is Teresa Tellechea, PhD, Assistant Professor, Cultural/Medical Anthropologist, High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health and Safety, Colorado State University.

Visual Impairments and Their Revelance to Agriculture

Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 2:00 pm EST

Presenters are Nikki Llewellyn, Sharon Schwalm, and Christopher Frank. Visual impairments come in many forms and levels of severity. They can interfere with a multitude of activities, including agricultural work. As the average age of farmers continues to climb into the high...

Mental Health First Aid

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 2:00 pm EST

The presenter is Lea Ann Browning - McNee from the Mental Health Association of Maryland. This webinar overviews Mental Health First Aid, a national program that helps laypersons identify and respond to people who are showing signs and symptoms of mental illness or are...

Staying Safe Around Manure Storages

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Dennis Murphy, Davis Hill

Participate in AgriSafe's Agricultural Safety and Health Webinar Series by attending this session about safety around manure storages.

Ergonomics: Slips, Trips, & Falls Prevention

Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST

Join us for a webinar to learn ways to prevent slips, trips, and falls. Presenters are Charlotte Halverson, RN, BSN, COHN-S, AgriSafet Network Occupational Health Coordinator and Carolyn Sheridan, BSN, AgriSafe Clinical Director.

Adapting Greenhouses to Meet ADA Guidelines

Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Dee Jepsen

Objective of Presentation: The American Disabilities Act (ADA) was updated in September 2010. The OSU Ag Safety staff have used this information to help greenhouse employers abide by these guidelines. It is important that newly constructed greenhouses, if public places of...

Pesticide Personal Protective Equipment Reductions in Enclosed Cab and Closed Systems

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST

Should a pesticide handler wear personal protective equipment while using an enclosed cab or closed systems? Participants in this seminar will gain a better understand of the laws and relevant standards and their potential limitations related to PPE reductions while using...