Bill Field

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The theme for this year’s National Farm Safety and Health Week is “Shift Farm Safety into High Gear.” There will be a series of daily webinars during the week that can be reached at www.necasag.org. Topics, presenters, and times are as follows: Monday, September 16 Understanding the Tractor Factor @ 12:00 – 1:00 pm CDT Presenter: Aaron Yoder, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center (Purdue Graduate) Ergonomic Safety for Farm Women @ 2:00 – 3:00 pm CDT Presenter: Charlotte Halverson, RN, BSN, COHN-S, Clinical Director, AgriSafe Network Tuesday, September 17 A Research Update from the Agricultural Health Study: Recent Findings, Current Work, and Future Plans @ 12:00 – 1:00 pm CDT Presenter: Christine G. Parks, MSPH, PhD, Staff Scientist, Epidemiology Branch National Institute of Environmental Health Studies Safety Sensitivity of Opioid Use in High Hazardous Industries Such as Agriculture @ 2:00 – 3:00 pm CDT Presenters:  Heather Lyons-Burney,[Read More…]