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ASHCA Summit, March 19-20, 2020

ASHCA Summit: Call for abstracts

Evidence-based interventions, emerging issues that impact workers’ safety, and model programs for sustaining an adequate, safe agricultural workforce are among topics sought for poster-sessions-with-lightning-talks at the North American Agricultural Safety Summit, March 19-20, 2020, at Bally’s of Las Vegas. Deadline for submission is Nov. 20. Abstracts will be evaluated per the criteria: a) likelihood of generating dialogue and collaboration among researchers, program implementers and industry partners; and b) relevance to current and emerging priorities in production agriculture. Submissions must be emailed as a Microsoft Word document to the National Farm Medicine Center Administration at smith.kathleen@marshfieldresearch.org. Please save this file as (presenter’s last name)-abstract.doc or .docx. Please include full name, email, affiliation, and phone number of primary contact person. For information go to http://ashca.org/call-for-abstracts/.

 

ASHCA calls for safety award nominees

Do you know a person or organization that is a leader in agricultural safety, either through training, collaboration, promotion, education or research? The Agricultural Safety and Health Council of America seeks nominations for nine categories of safety awards to be presented March 19, 2020, during the North American Agricultural Safety Summit at Bally’s of Las Vegas. Honorees will receive complimentary registration to the Summit and one recipient will receive the WCF “Collaboration in Research to Practice” award and $2,500 cash prize. Nomination deadline is Nov. 13, 2019. Visit www.ashca.com for information.


Child Agricultural Injury Prevention Workshop Lexington, KY

Protecting the future of agriculture

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August 6-7, 2019

Visit https://www.marshfieldresearch.org/CAIP-workshop_Kentucky for more information.

Great News! – The early bird deadline is extended to July 15th, 2019 for the Kentucky Child Ag Injury Prevention Workshop. Hotel group rate has also been extended.

More great news! – There are additional scholarships available to assist with registration costs.

And even more great news! – Thanks to AgriSafe, we have added an optional afternoon program to the second day of the workshop at no additional charge (see web page). In this session, participants will receive all the materials they need to run their own CAIP program. They can use it as a ready-made program, customize it, or use it as a model to develop their own program.

And don’t forget, there are workshop grants available. Join us for the workshop grant session, and we will explain how to apply for the grants.

Our goal is to help you with everything you need to implement your own child agricultural injury prevention project or program.

Questions? Contact us, we are happy to help.

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Join us and learn how you can help safeguard children and youth who live, work and play on farms and ranches. This information can be used to develop and enhance childhood agricultural safety strategies for your organization. 

Click here for more information and to register for the workshop

Thank you to our sponsors: 
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CASN meeting June 25 at 6:00 PM

I have some great news! Below are the details for the 2019 CASN In-Person Dinner Meeting, which is co-located with the Iowa Child Agricultural Injury Prevention Workshop and the International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health (ISASH) Conference.

We welcome all CASN members, as well as any ISASH members who are interested in child ag injury prevention.

Join us for dinner and a great discussion on the latest in child agricultural injury prevention.

Date:          Tuesday, June 25, 2019

 

Time:         6:00 p.m. – Reception with cash bar

6:30 p.m. – Meeting begins

9:00 p.m. – Meeting ends

 Location:    Iowa Taproom (https://iowataproom.com/)

215 East 3rd St, #100 Des Moines

Brief walk from Embassy Suites (ISASH host hotel)

 Cost: A contribution of $30 USD per person is requested to offset the cost of the meal, as no grant funds can be allocated for this event.

Do not send check/payment in advance. Plan to pay by check or cash at the event.  We will issue a receipt for you at that time.

Please RSVP before June 10, 2019 to Erin Teague at teague.erin@marshfieldclinic.org, and include any dietary restrictions or allergies.

An agenda will be sent prior to the meeting. Please let us know if you have any items you would like included on the agenda.

If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

 

Best regards,

Marsha


Child Agricultural Injury Prevention Workshop

Protecting the future of agriculture

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Dates and locations have been announced:

Visit https://www.marshfieldresearch.org/CAIP-workshop for more information.

Register for one of three workshops coming up in 2019.

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE

Join us and learn how you can help safeguard children and youth who live, work and play on farms and ranches. This information can be used to develop and enhance childhood agricultural safety strategies for your organization. 

Hosted by:

Click here for more information and to register for the workshop

 

Thank you to our sponsors: 
Westfield insurance

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