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  1. CFAES Tractor Safety Policy and Employee Training

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/faes-tractor-safety-policy

     Tractor incidents / hazards are the number one cause of deaths and injuries in agriculture. The ... College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has developed a Tractor Safety Policy with ... agricultural tractors. Any employee or student who operates an agricultural tractor as a condition of ...

  2. Don’t let arthritis or chronic pain stop you from gardening: Raised, vertical and elevated beds and container gardens

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/september-2017/ohio-agrability/don%E2%80%99t-let-arthritis-or-chronic-pain-stop

    physical limitations, kneeling, bending or stooping to tend your garden may be difficult or impossible. ... Raising your garden with elevated or raised beds, using walls and trellises for vertical gardens, or using ... containers or hanging gardens could reduce your need to stop or bend, and make gardening accessible for you.  ...

  3. Emily Kahrs

    https://butler.osu.edu/people/emily-kahrs

    state, and national levels.  Emily graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in Agricultural ... State’s Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership (ACEL).  Emily has worked as ...

  4. Amy Habig, MPH, RD, LD

    https://butler.osu.edu/people/amy-habig-mph-rd-ld

    a nutrition education program funded through the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) through the ... United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).  Amy is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Licensed ...

  5. Pesticide Safety and EPA Worker Protection Standard (WPS)

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/pesticide-safety-and-handling

    required to either, obtain a Commercial Applicator License through appropriate training and testing, or ... part of the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Online Lessons are also available ... pesticide into application equipment. Apply pesticides, such as in an agricultural or industrial setting.  ...

  6. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Universal Design in the Garden

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/july-2018/ohio-agrability/ohio-agrability-action-universal-design-garden

    Laura Akgerman – Disability Services Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility Everyone wants a garden to be ... enjoyable activity. If you enjoy gardening but are finding it is harder to do as you get older, or have more ... demands on your time, consider integrating Universal Design solutions into your garden. Universal Design ...

  7. OSHA & Ag

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/program-areas/osha-ag

    A 10-hour General Industry course designed for the agricultural workforce.   A training course for ... health hazards in the workplace, specifically the agricultural workplace. Through this training, workers ...

  8. Contact Us

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/contact

    OSU Agricultural Safety & Health Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering College of ... Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Science The Ohio State University 590 Woody Hayes Dr. Columbus OH ...

  9. Educational Resources

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/resources

    Health and safety topics can be as diverse as the agricultural industry itself. Looking for ... OSU Extension Agricultural Safety & Health Office. Safety Fact Sheets- Available through the ... ROPS Video- Tractor Accident Can Happen to Anyone video ATV Safety for Agriculture Video- This ...

  10. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/personal-protective-equipment-ppe

    results of the assessment will indicate which PPE is necessary based on recognized hazards for each ... Respiratory Protection Program / Fit Testing   Contacts: If you have any questions regarding Personal ...

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