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2014 Ohio Safety Congress & Expo

Mar 25, 2014 through Mar 27, 2014 (All day)


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THURSDAY- Attend "I'm Not As Young As I Used to Be!" Working with Aging Workers in Agriculture and Horticulture

This session helps agricultural and horticultural producers address the evolving needs of aging workers. Topic discussed will include safety for older workers; assistive technology used in agriculture; horticulture and gardening; and tricks of the trade for aging limitations. Highlights include discussing mobility, managing arthritic limitations, planning a productive day, and showcasing adaptive tools and equipment.

You will be able to: 1. Recognize aging limitations of senior workers in the agriculture and horticulture industries; 2. Identify methods to help older workers remain productive; 3. Explain the safety aspects associated with senior workers; and 4. Identify assistive technology and adaptive tools used to help workers remain productive.

***OSC14 is the largest regional safety and health conference in the nation bringing in more than 6,000 attendees annually. In addition to the 225 exhibitors showcasing their latest safety innovations, products and services, there are 170 educational sessions offered on a variety of the hottest topics in the industry. Our sessions are led by experts in their respective fields and all sessions offer continuing education credits. As if that wasn’t enough, the conference is free!