Tag Archive: Hands

Are YOUR Hands Clean?

It’s something we all hopefully learned as children and carry with us now into adulthood: washing our hands often and properly. But I’m sorry to say that we’ve probably all witnessed numerous instances of people leaving the restroom, coughing or sneezing, touching their cell phones or any number of other filthy surfaces, and then neglecting …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/24/are-your-hands-clean/

Friday Feature: Preventing Needlestick Injuries to Ranch Hands

More than 80% of workers on livestock farms have accidentally stuck themselves with needles used for vaccine and drug administration.  Accidental needlestick injuries are usually minor, but can be serious with skin infections, allergic reactions, and deep tissue wounds that require surgery.   This week’s featured video was developed by the Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/08/12/friday-feature-preventing-needlestick-injuries-to-ranch-hands/

4-H Grows Generosity: “I Pledge my Hands to Larger Service”

Leon County 4-Hers grow gratitude and compassion through service-learning Developing a heart for giving back and helping others is one of the most important personal benefits youth can obtain through active involvement in a 4-H program. During this season of thanks , 4-H members all over the United States will put the third sentence of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/11/26/4-h-grows-generosity-i-pledge-my-hands-to-larger-service/

Pledge Your Hands to Service Learning

April kicks off the global month of service. If you are responsible for guiding and organizing service learning projects for your 4-H Club (or any other organization), follow this five step process to ensure a successful, enriching experience for all involved: 1. Assess. Who (or what) needs help in your local community? Ask for youth …

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Permanent link to this article: http://washington.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/04/12/pledge-your-hands-to-service-learning/