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  1. 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

    baling are quite common in our region and are not a big concern.   Assessing the Fire Risk   Most hay ... Were moistures levels kept at 20% or less If over 20% was hay preservative used   Monitoring at-risk ... Hay   If you are concerned that your hay or straw may be a fire risk, you should monitor it twice ...

  2. Injury Reporting Procedures

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/injury-reporting-procedures

          CFAES Safety and Health Coordinator       260A Agricultural Engineering Building       590 Woody ...

  3. Petroleum, Fertilizer, and Pesticide Spill Response

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/petroleum-fertilizer-spill-response

    for spill prevention and containment. Agricultural equipment poses an additional risk of a spill ... In agricultural operations, it is common for petroleum products to be stored or used in ... agricultural equipment. Agricultural petroleum products can include; engine oil, hydraulic oil, diesel fuel, ...

  4. Hearing Conservation Program

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/hearing-conservation-program

    Common agricultural noise level exposures can range dramaticaly as seen in the following chart: Employers ... CDC/NIOSH Publication- Have You Heard? Agricultural Noise Peace and Not So Quiet on the Farm- Preventing ...

  5. Back to School Preparedness Tips and Resources

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/august-2018/emergency-management/back-school-preparedness-tips-and

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/ or contact Lisa Pfeifer, OSU Agricultural Safety & Health, at pfeifer.6@osu.edu or ...

  6. 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

    A few points to consider are that gardens that are not in the ground may require more watering, and soil ... a garden. When choosing containers and stands, remember that soil, plants and water are heavy, so be sure ... physical limitations, kneeling, bending or stooping to tend your garden may be difficult or impossible. ...

  7. July 2018

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

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

  8. Agricultural Equipment & Machine Hazards

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/ag-equipment-machine-hazards

    Today’s agricultural equipment is powerful, very efficient and versatile in how it can be used. ... specialized machinery for specialty crop production. However, all agricultural equipment share many of the ... equipment and machine hazards.   Resources: CFAES Agricultural Equipment Hazards Safety Training (.pdf) ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ... preparing for planting season and those spring work activities. As warmer weather increases so does the risk ... guidelines to reduce the risks of overexertion injuries include:- Use proper lifting techniques when lifting ...

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