Agricultural Safety and Health: The Core Course

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, and continuing education.

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: Continuing education credits are available for physicians, nurses, and EMS personnel. The course has also been approved for General Continuing Education Units. ABIH® Diplomates can earn credit 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. Please see course brochure for specific continuing education information.

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

20150122th-gpcah-logo-150x75A Building Capacity Project: Funded in part by NIOSH grant 5 U54 OH007548 to the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health