Recent Sessions Tagged With 'farm safety and health'

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Manure Gas Safety

Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by kevin erb, Rebecca Larson, cheryl skjolaas, John Shutske

In the weeks ahead as crops are harvested, manure storage systems will be emptied. The recent incident of a young farmer who died while agitating a non-enclosed manure storage system has increased awareness related to manure gases. While we wait on final results of the ...

Virtual Reality, A New Kind of Experiential Learning for Ag Safety

Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by LuAnn Phillips, Mark Purschwitz

A powerful teaching tool is on the horizon, and the SAY project is shaping how to use it for farm safety training that sticks. We’re talking about virtual reality. Advances in technology will bring immersive 360-degree experiences out of the laboratory and into the hands of...

Safety Policies for School-based Supervised Agricultural Experiences Programs

Friday, April 17, 2015 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Michael Pate

This webinar will address the following: 1) Identify Best Practices for Supervision of Students participating in work-based learning, 2) Discuss Risk Assessment for Student Placement, 3) Describe safety polices for Supervised Agricultural Experiences, and 4) Align learning...

What is the SAY National Clearinghouse?

Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Dennis Murphy, Davis Hill

The Safety in Agriculture for Youth (SAY) Project has developed a National Clearinghouse that shows the alignment of agricultural safety and health curriculum to Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (AFNR) Career Cluster Content Standards used by agricultural educators....

Handling Manure with Gypsum Bedding

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 8:30 am EST

Gypsum recycled from dry wall is used to supplement traditional bedding materials with agronomic, milk quality, and cow health benefits. But once in the manure storage, gypsum bedding is a source of sulfur that leads to increased hydrogen sulfide gas production. This...

Cultural Competency Overview

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm EDT

As we work to provide services to increasingly diverse populations, developing awareness of cultural differences and understanding how to best meet unique needs will make us better providers and advocates for those we serve. This is scheduled to be the first in a series...

Online Resources You Can Use to Promote Agricultural Safety and Health

Friday, September 19, 2014 at 12:00 pm EDT - Presented by Aaron Yoder

The main goal of this webinar is to update health and safety educators, researchers, and outreach professionals on current resources used to educate and train audiences on agricultural safety and health topics through this interactive session. Dr. Yoder will present some...

Safety Issues in On-Farm Biomass Production

Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Douglas Schaufler

How do on-farm production, storage and transportation of biomass crops differ from traditional agronomic cropping? Presented by Douglas Schaufler, this webinar looks at the safety aspect of biomass production and issues that may arise from the production of crops like...

Osteoarthritis, Joint Stress, and Injury Prevention in Livestock Production

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at 3:00 pm EST

Arthritis is the number one disability-causing disease in America, with nearly 50 million Americans having a diagnosis of at least one form of arthritis. Arthritis is an increasing concern for farmers and ranchers. The occupational risks associated with raising livestock are...

SAY What? – A New Look for Youth Farm Safety Education

Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 1:00 pm EST - Presented by Dennis Murphy, Davis Hill

Join Dennis Murphy and Dave Hill as they outline major activities and expected outputs for the Safety in Agriculture for Youth (SAY) grant. The SAY grant was awarded to Penn State University by the USDA –National Institute of Food and Agriculture. SAY grant partners include...

Understanding OSHA Requirements for Farm Businesses

Friday, September 27, 2013 at 10:30 am EDT

As a follow-up to the OSHA Compliance webinar held in late August, Farm Credit East, NEDPA, New York Farm Bureau and PRO-Dairy, are again joining together to host a webinar to help farm businesses understand OSHA requirements. Ron Williams, from the U.S. Department of...

Caring for the Injured Worker: Effective Partnerships between Clinicians, Health Centers, and Lawyers

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at 1:00 pm EDT

Presenters: Brent L Provinsky, Esq. and Ed Zurroweste, MD. High risk occupations, lack of access to health care, and numerous other barriers significantly impact the health of migrant workers. The management of work related injuries and exposures does not have to rest solely...

Developing an Emergency Preparedness Plan for Farmworker Communities

Monday, June 17, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

Presenter: Ana Palomo-Zerfas, Program Manager - Migrant Health and Outreach, Vista Community Clinic. The 2007 San Diego wildfires affected many agricultural areas in the northern end of the county and displaced approximately 1600 farmworkers from their homes. Farmworkers in...

Lighting for Health & Safety in Agricultural Settings

Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Robert Stuthridge

Humans perceive our environment predominantly through our sense of vision. Performing tasks that rely on vision necessitates light. Adopting an agriculture perspective, this presentation describes how light affects workers physiologically, psychologically, and emotionally, how...

Farm Tractor Safety in Woods and Woodlots

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at 7:00 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...