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‘Needle Know-How’ webinar gets to the point

The National Pork Board is teaming up with the National Hog Farmer to bring an hour-long webinar to help producers learn more about proper needle usage and worker safety with administration techniques.

The National Pork Board is teaming up with the National Hog Farmer to bring an hour-long webinar to help producers learn more about proper needle usage and worker safety with administration techniques. Set aside time at 1 p.m. Central on Nov. 28 for the Needle Know-How webinar.

Three speakers from various segments of the swine industry will enlighten producers, caretakers and vaccination crews with information on the 2019 needle campaign “Needle Know How”.

Karen Hoare, director of Producer Learning and Development at the NPB will outline the “Needle Know How” concept. The concept addresses all areas of effectively administrating injections including broken needle prevention, animal handling, proper needle disposal, treatment records and reporting of broken needles, as well as creating awareness around proper medication management.

Jeff Bender, director USAID One Health Workforce Project and co-director of the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center at the University of Minnesota will discuss production research on worker safety and needle stick injuries while administrating injections to swine.

Scanlon Daniels, DVM from Circle H Headquarters LLC, will provide a veterinarian’s perspective on the topic of needles. In addition, he will discuss alternative needle technologies that have been implemented within the industry.

National Hog Farmer Senior Staff Writer Kevin Schulz will moderate the Nov. 28 webinar.

Don’t wait, click here to register.

Not able to attend? Register anyway! A link to the webinar archive will be sent to so you can view it at your own convenience.

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