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  1. Preventing Slips and Falls during Icy Conditions

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2018/injury-prevention/preventing-slips-and-falls-during-icy

    injuries because a slip or slide abruptly causes a loss of balance, which results in a fall, impacting the ... include thousands more winter slip-and-fall related injuries that were minor and did not result in lost ... http://www.agsafety.osu.edu or contact Kent McGuire, OSU Agricultural Safety & Health, at mcguire.225@osu.edu or ...

  2. Upcoming Events Focused on Preparedness

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/october-2018/emergency-management/upcoming-events-focused-preparedness

    environmental contributors that lead to increased fungus in the agricultural work sector. Wet conditions may ... lead to concerns of mold, to remediate link to CDC information by visiting ... as a time to focus on the lessons of fire prevention. The leading messages to reduce risk to fire: ...

  3. 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 ... Video- Tractor Accident Can Happen to Anyone video ATV Safety for Agriculture Video- This ten-minute ...

  4. Confined Space Program & Grain Handling Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/confined-spaces

    hazard.   Agricultural settings can have offer their own uique confined spaces. An agricultural confined ... space can be identified as any space found in an agricultural workplace that: – was not designated or ... or unintentionally enter the space.   Agricultural confined spaces can include grain and feed storage ...

  5. Grain C.A.R.T. Scheduling

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/winter-2019/announcements/grain-cart-scheduling

    Agricultural rescue training and education are an integral part to protecting our work force of ... families tied to agriculture in Ohio. The Grain C.A.R.T. (Comprehensive Agricultural Rescue Trailer) was ... agricultural industries by scheduling the Grain C.A.R.T. for your area in 2019. Programming is being booked now ...

  6. Building Independence Through Agriculture

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/winter-2019/announcements/building-independence-through-agriculture

    Join us for a one-day workshop to focus on agriculture and horticulture as viable work options for ... overcome barriers for both the agricultural employer and their workers. To learn more about the workshop, ... https://agrability.osu.edu/news/ohio-agrability-building-independence-through-agriculture ...

  7. Cultivating the Seeds of Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/september-2018/thoughts-editor/cultivating-seeds-safety

    Dee Jepsen – State Agricultural Safety and Health Leader Each September, rural America observes ... theme is “Cultivating the Seeds of Safety,” which suggests agricultural producers should take time for ... healthy meals. Unfortunately many agricultural workers also accept injuries as part of the job, and part ...

  8. Preventing Overexertion Injuries

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/march-2018/injury-prevention/preventing-overexertion-injuries

    injury risk faced by many in the agricultural industry because of labor- intensive tasks and specific ... inflammation of joints and ligaments that results from excessive physical effort. According to the National ... Safety Council, overexertion is the third leading cause of unintentional injuries, accounting for about ...

  9. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Ohio AgrAbility Makes a Difference with ASM Club

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2018/ohio-agrability/ohio-agrability-action-ohio-agrability-makes

    Jessy Woodworth, Agricultural Communications Major, The Ohio State University, College of Food, ... Agricultural and Environmental Sciences On a crisp Sunday morning in mid-September, 11 members of Ohio State’s ... Agricultural Systems Management (ASM) club arrived at BaaLiss Grass Farm. Clarence Atkinson and Deborah Mattix ...

  10. OSU Sun Hats are Available

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/june-2017/announcements/osu-sun-hats-are-available

    The OSU Agricultural Safety and Health Program has sun safe hats for sale. These sun safe hats are ... great for Master Gardeners, field researchers, golf enthusiasts, farmers, OSU alumni, and those ... these hats, please contact the Agricultural Safety and Health program. The cost is $40. Contact Dee ...

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