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Safe Labor Movement Workshop (Steep Falls, ME)

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

| Free

Sunday, October 16th: “Safe Labor Movement Workshop” from 9-11 a.m. at Pine Root Farm in Steep Falls, Maine. The Safe Labor Movement Workshop covers better body mechanics and movement patterns in order to increase workforce productivity efficiency and help decrease workplace injuries. Time will be spent in an interactive atmosphere moving through four basic movement patterns: hinge, squat, push and pull, along with kneeling patterns, rotation and core stability. Each participant will leave with tips to improve their overall movement health + wellness. Q&A session. One month access to on-going coaching via text or email.

The workshops are free for Maine farmers and farmworkers, including aquaculture and forestry; registration is required. Find details and how to register on the Labor-Movement website. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact Izzy Ruffin, 207.570.8308; mainefrsan@maine.edu.

Venue

Pine Root Farm
1000 Pequawket Trail
Steep Falls, ME 04085 United States
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