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Promoting U Through Safety and Health (PUSH): A Training for Young Workers

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The goal of this course is to provide young workers (less than 25 years old) with strategies to protect themselves at work. Topics include why young workers are at risk for injuries, finding and controlling hazards, worker rights, communication, workplace violence, harassment, and discrimination, and being alert and ready for work.

Intended Audience

The intended audience for this course is anyone who is new to the workplace, particularly those under the age...

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

There are four sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Importance of PPE
  • Section 2: Incidents, Hazards, and PPE
  • Section 3: Donning and Doffing PPE
  • Section 4: Activity – PPE Challenge!

There are review questions at the end of Sections 1 through 3. These review questions provide you with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills presented in these sections. There is a Post-Test at the end of the course. 

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HAZMAT for Healthcare Providers: Operations Level

There are four sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Toxicology and Health Safety Basics
  • Section 2: Reference Materials
  • Section 3: Personal Protective Equipment for First Recivers
  • Section 4: Decontamination of Exposed Patients

There are review questions at the end of each section. These review questions will provide you with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills presented in these sections. There is a post-test at the...

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Transportation Hazards in Agriculture

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Goal

The goal of Transportation Hazards in Agriculture is to provide an overview of transportation hazards in agriculture and understand how to minimize and prevent injuries.

Intended Audience

The intended audience for this course is rural health professionals.

Length

The length for this course is approximately 60 minutes depending on the individual user. Upon completion of the course, you will get a certificate of completion from the Great...

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Eating Healthy on the Job

The goal of this course is to provide workers strategies for healthy eating. Topics include the importance of eating a balanced diet and staying hydrated, how to eat healthy on a budget, and how to protects yourself from foodborne diseases. 

Intended Audience 

The intended audience for this course is workers in the construction industry. 

Length 

The length for this course is approximately 40 minutes depending on the individual user. Upon completion of the...

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HAZMAT Awareness for First Responders

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There are four sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Hospital ‘First Receivers’ and Contaminated Patients in the Hospital
  • Section 2: Recognizing Hazardous Substances in the Emergency Department
  • Section 3: Understanding The Hospital’s Response Plan & Your Role
  • Section 4: Common Hazardous Substances in Your Community

There are review questions at the end of each section. These review questions will provide you with an...

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HAZMAT for Healthcare Providers: Awareness Level

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Course Summary

There are four sections in this course:

  • Section 1: Hospital ‘First Receivers’ and Contaminated Patients in the Hospital
  • Section 2: Recognizing Hazardous Substances in the Emergency Department
  • Section 3: Understanding the Hospital’s Response Plan & Your Role
  • Section 4: Common Hazardous Substances in Your Community

There are review questions at the end of each section. These review questions will...

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Protegiendo a los Jóvenes Trabajadores en la Agricultura: un entrenamiento para supervisores, padres, y maestros

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El objetivo de este curso es ofrecerle estrategias a las personas que contratan, enseñan o supervisan a jóvenes trabajadores agrícolas, para protoger a los trabajadroes. Los temas incluyen por qué los trabajadores jóvenes corren el riesgo de sufrir lesiones en la granja, los métodos de supervisión, enseñanza y comunicación.

Público Objetivo

La audiencia designada para este curso es cualquier persona que contrate, enseñe o supervise a jóvenes trabajadores agrícolas. Esto...

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Protecting Young Workers in Agriculture: A Training for Supervisors, Parents, and Teachers

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Este curso está disponible en español.  Se puede revisar información sobre el curso en español ademas que instrucciones para hispanohablantes

The goal of this course is to provide people who hire, teach, or supervise young agricultural workers strategies to protect their...

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Hazards Associated with Livestock Handling

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The goal of Hazards Associated with Livestock Handling is to cover information relating to animal handling that place individuals at risk for injury or illness.

Intended Audience

The intended audience for this course is rural health professionals.

Length

The length for this course is approximately 60 minutes depending on the individual user. Upon completion of the course, you will get a certificate of completion from the Great Plains Center of Agricultural...

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