Preventing and Preparing for Agricultural Emergencies [1123]
Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: B230

   Benjamin Peetz, Agribusiness Risk Control Consultant, FCCI Insurance Group

Track: Agriculture and Green Industries
Secondary Track: Emergency Preparedness and Response
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: All Levels


Emergencies in agricultural operations and environments often present complexities that do not occur in other industries. Incidents often occur in remote and/or rural access areas. Accidents may involve highly specialized machinery. Response crews may be very limited in size. Firefighters may not have an immediately adequate water supply. This session presents an overview of possible emergencies. It also informs attendees of what they can do to prevent them or be better prepared when they occur.

Learning Objectives:
Recognize areas that could present an emergency injury or fire
Discuss best practices for preventing emergencies
Identify resources to determine if additional preparation or equipment may be needed
Recall training priorities to properly prepare employees for response to an agricultural emergency scenario
Summarize the steps for efficiently and effectively responding to an agricultural emergency

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

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