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CROM Grand Rounds- February 16, 2016 – Exposure Reduction for Agricultural Workers in Developing Countries OR  How do you spell PPE? -Mark Gregory Robson, PhD, MPH, DrPH

Posted at 9:00 am February 12, 2016, in Seminars

Speaker: Mark Gregory Robson, PhD, MPH, DrPH

Dr. Robson visits with farmers in rural Vietnam to discuss rice production and pesticide exposure.

Topic: “Exposure Reduction for Agricultural Workers in Developing Countries OR  How do you spell PPE?”

Date and Time: February 16, 2016, 1:30 PM

Location: Conference Room A & B, EOHSI

Learning Objectives:

OBJECTIVES

  • Recognize the health risks associated with the use of agricultural chemicals in developing countries
  • Will learn the obstacles in adopting safe use practices
  • Understand the limitations for the use of PPE and administrative controls to reduce exposures

Target Audience: : Environmental and/or occupational medicine practitioners, community health workers, industrial hygienists, researchers, students of air pollution health effects and to others in the field of environmental and occupational safety and health. Occupational Physicians, Nurses, Industrial Hygienists, fellows, residents, medical students and environmental exposure scientists.

Accreditation& Designation:  Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Declarations: Dr. Mark Robson has no relevant financial relationships and Dr. Robson does not intend to discuss unapproved/investigational uses of commercial products during his presentation.

Planning committee members, Mitch Rosen, Michael Gochfeld and Michael Pratt have no relevant financial relatoinships.