Health and Safety Solutions in Agriculture:
Sexual Harassment Prevention in Agriculture in English
On-demand online course available NOW through 9/30/23
This course is available in English and Spanish / Este curso está disponible en inglés y español – para registrarse, vaya a registro de cursos en español
The University of Washington is pleased to announce 3 new online, on-demand courses for agricultural communities. The goal of these courses is to share agricultural solutions on a variety of topics that will improve the health and safety of the workforce in the northwest region. The program brings together an expert line-up of research faculty from the Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center and community partners who will cover sexual harassment prevention, heat education and awareness, and pesticide safety. Each course will include lessons learned, practical resources and ready-to use toolkits for assessing, evaluating, and preventing injuries and illnesses on the farm.
Supported by the Northwest Center of Occupational Health and Safety (NWCOHS) Continuing Education (CE) Program and Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center (PNASH).
The PNASH Center is offering a limited number of scholarships for participants who deliver education & training for agricultural communities. Deadline: May 1st. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to apply!
Sexual Harassment Prevention in Agriculture
Jody Early, PhD, MS, MCHES, CHC, Professor, School of Nursing and Health Studies, University of Washington Bothell
Dennise Drury, Outreach and Education Specialist, Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health (PNASH) Center, University of Washington
Content Development: Elizabeth Torres, Director of Operations, Northwest Communities Education Center/Radio KDNA
This course is part of the Health and Safety Solution in Agriculture Community Engagement Online Course Series. In this course you will learn It's everyone's responsibility to prevent sexual harassment in the workplace. The toolkit helps everyone understand their roles and responsibilities for preventing harassment by providing education and tools for growers to the supervisors and workers. This course will describe how to maintain a healthy work environment in an agricultural setting. Promoting the dignity and the rights of others is essential to creating and maintaining a positive, healthy, and productive workplace. This course is divided into five key topics and includes case scenarios, interactive activities and videos to help reinforce the core message to show respect for others.
Participants completing the course should be able to:
- Describe a healthy work environment in an agricultural setting;
- Define 3 ways that a sexual harassment occurs in the workplace;
- List 4 ways to respond to a sexual harassment as a bystander and ally;
- Describe how to report a sexual harassment; and
- List 3 actions to apply in the workplace to prevent sexual harassment.
Employers, Supervisors, Human Resources Managers and Coordinators, Safety Trainers, Safety Professionals, Extension Agents, Community Health Workers, Promotores de Salud, health educators, public health professionals, and staff in community-based organizations.
Continuing Education/Certificate of Completion
Upon completion of the course, UW DEOHS Continuing Education Programs offers a certificate for 1.5 contact hours, 0.1 CEUs continuing education units.
Course is available on-demand now through September 30, 2023.
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