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  1. Don’t Let Arthritis or Chronic Pain Stop You from Gardening

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

    out in the garden. If you one of the many American’s who have a chronic pain condition, you may worry ... that your pain-free gardening days are over, but they don’t have to be. With a few changes to your ... routine, you can continue gardening without increasing your pain. If your garden is already growing and ...

  2. National Occupational Therapy Month

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/april-2018/announcements/national-occupational-therapy-month

    These conditions can be the results of an injury, and also injuries that occur off the farm. Health ... independence for people in agriculture. This program conducts on-site assessments for the worker to determine ...

  3. Don’t let arthritis or chronic pain stop you from gardening: Choosing the right tools and equipment

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

    physical limitations, having the right tools and equipment for gardening is vital, and may make the ... stooping, long handled tools and a garden cart with a seat are essential. If you have hand pain, stiffness, ... transport tools. Some garden carts have a tall handle for steering and moving the cart, eliminating the need ...

  4. Lawn Mowing Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/july-2018/injury-prevention/lawn-mowing-safety

    Dee Jepsen – State Agricultural Safety & Health Leader Summer fun can be cut short when lawn ... For more information about agricultural safety, contact Dee Jepsen, at jepsen.4@osu.edu or ...

  5. Safety Considerations for Community Gardens and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/may-2016/injury-prevention/safety-considerations-community-gardens-and

    where she conducted a research project on agricultural related injuries   Community gardens present ... a community garden or on a community supported agriculture (CSA) farm, is their first experience with crop ... environment itself on farms, gardens and greenhouses can have hazards that lead to injuries.    • Hand tools ...

  6. Beautification Time on the Farm

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/july-2018/injury-prevention/beautification-time-farm

    Lisa Pfeifer, OSU Agricultural Safety & Health, at pfeifer.6@osu.edu or 614-292-9455. ...

  7. Staying Safe While Staying Warm: Heating Safety Considerations

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/january-2018/thoughts-editor/staying-safe-while-staying-warm-heating

    Dee Jepsen – State Agricultural Safety and Health Leader Staying warm during the winter months is ... buildup can quickly lead to a chimney fire. • Ashes from wood burning stoves, open station fire pits, and ... alert to excessive heat or CO accumulation. Test and replace their batteries annually. • Heat lamps ...

  8. Hay and Straw Barn Fires a Real Danger

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/june-2018/emergency-management/hay-and-straw-barn-fires-real-danger

    bales.   Hay bale temperatures of 120° to 130° F will likely result in mold growth and will make the ... elevate the temperature much higher, resulting in spontaneous combustion of the hay in a relatively short ...

  9. Tractor & Machinery Certification Program

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/tractor-machinery-certification-program

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Agricultural Hazardous Occupations Orders (AgHOs) regulation ... by Extension educators or high school ag teachers, but anyone with experience in agriculture can help ... maintenance, operation and general agricultural safety (livestock, pesticides, skid steer loaders, ATVs, etc.). ...

  10. June 2018

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/june-2018

    members from the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety & Health Office. The goal is to provide seasonal ...

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