The Agricultural Safety and Health Core Course has been the national model of effective agricultural safety and health education for over a decade. Expert instruction is provided by experienced faculty and specialists including Board Certified Physicians, Veterinarians, and Certified Industrial Hygienists.
• Interactive Activities
• Safety and Rescue Demonstrations
• Classroom Instruction
• Farm Tours
• Research Poster Display
• Case Studies
• Panel Discussions
• Producer Perspectives
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 Credit for physicians, nurses and EMS personnel has been approved, as well as General Continuing Education Units. 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.