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Environmental and Occupational Health

Occupational and Environmental Health Concerns: Reproductive Health Among Florida Farmworkers

Health care providers who serve farm communities can positively affect workers’ health through greater understanding of the occupational exposures and risks faced by pregnant women in the agricultural workforce.  A community-based participatory research (CBPR) study was consucted with a partnership between investigators from Emory University, the University of Florida, the Farmworker Association of Florida, and the Farmworker Health and Safety Institute. 

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New ACOG Resource Calls for Clinician Responsibility in Preventing Environmental/Occupational Health Risks for Women

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The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Committee Opinion: Exposure to Toxic Environmental Agents

Reducing exposure to toxic environmental agents is a critical area of intervention for obstetricians, gynecologists, and other reproductive health care professionals.

2013 North American Agricultural Safety Summit

In 1990 the U.S. Surgeon General’s Conference on Agricultural Safety and Health was the impetus to launch a national initiative addressing research, education and policies for improving the wellbeing of workers and families involved in U.S agriculture.

Prevention of Farm-Related Musculoskeletal Injuries Related to Lifting, Twisting and Turning

Presenter: Charlotte Halverson, BSN, COHN-S, Occupational Health Coordinator & Carolyn Sheridan, BSN, Clinical Director, AgriSafe Network

Webinar for Prevention of Farm-Related Musculoskeletal Injuries Related to Lifting, Twisting and Turning

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National Worker Health and Safety Conference

Get Inspired to learn, Strategize, and take action with fellow activists, organizers, and leaders to build a safer, stronger movement!

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MCN and Partners Develop Comprehensive Clinical Tool

As part of our series of continuing education webinars, MCN partnered with the National Farm Medicine Center and Agrisafe Network in March to present the Nuts & Bolts of Cholinesterase Monitoring for Farmers, Ranchers and Agricultural Workers.

Webinar: The Nuts & Bolts of Cholinesterase Monitoring

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Matthew C. Keifer, MD, MPH, Dean Emanuel Endowed Chair/ Director, National Farm Medicine Center
Carolyn Sheridan, RN, BSN, Clinical Director, AgriSafe Network

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