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  1. Heat Stress Injuries

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/july-2018/injury-prevention/heat-stress-injuries

    in extreme hot weather can create potential health hazards. Risk factors for heat illness include ... contact Kent McGuire, OSU Agricultural Safety & Health, at mcguire.225@osu.edu or 614-292-0588. ...

  2. OSHA Agricultural Operations Webpage

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/august-2018/safety-resource-spotlight/osha-agricultural-operations-webpage

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has a website section dedicated to agricultural ... operations. The website includes an overview, youth in agriculture, hazards and controls, standards, ...

  3. 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. ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Hand and Portable Power Tool Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/cfaes-shop-safety-program/hand-and-portable-power-tool-safety

    Tool Injuries- training (.pdf)     Training: The College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental ...

  6. Identifying Agricultural Workplace Hazards

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/august-2018/injury-prevention/identifying-agricultural-workplace-hazards

    management and protecting the safety of those working around you. All agricultural work environments present ... agricultural workplace hazards is to do a site walk-through, using a safety checklist.  Agricultural specific ... McGuire, OSU Agricultural Safety & Health, at mcguire.225@osu.edu or 614-292-0588. ...

  7. Safety videos to round out your summer chores

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/august-2018/thoughts-editor/safety-videos-round-out-your-summer-chores

    There is also an article in this issue “Injury Prevention: Identifying Agricultural Workplace Hazards” ... information about OSU Ag Safety, visit https://agsafety.osu.edu/ or contact Dee Jepsen, OSU Agricultural ...

  8. August 2018

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

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

  9. 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, ...

  10. 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 ... supported agriculture (CSA) land can be accessed on-line at: http://ohioline.osu.edu/topic/yard-and-garden ...

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