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  1. 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. ...

  2. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Universal Design House and Garage at Farm Science Review

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

    The Universal Design Display House was built in the McCormick building at the Molly Caren Agricultural ... Educators and volunteers who lead house tours and explain different features of the house to FSR visitors. ... garage, garden and workshop, as well as disability inclusion at OSU Extension and in the community. The ...

  3. Ohio AgrAbility at 2018 Farm Science Review

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/october-2018/ohio-agrability/ohio-agrability-2018-farm-science-review

    In the Utzinger Memorial Garden, staff presented two sessions on Gardening through the Lifespan. Even ... when staff were not presenting workshops in the garden, OAP was still on display- staff designed large ... “garden signs” with tips on gardening with low vision, arthritis and other imitations, which were planted ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. COVID-19 Resources for Farmers

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/program-areas/covid-19-resources-farmers

    CDC- Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility   Agricultural Operations Resouces: Navigating COVID-19 on the Farm ... for Agricultural Employers and Employees Agricultural Employer Checklist for Creating a COVID-19 Assessment and ... Agriculture: Considerations for Prioritization of PPE, Cloth Face Coverings, Disinfectants, and Sanitation ...

  6. Don’t let arthritis or chronic pain stop you from gardening: Garden carts, rolling work seats and storage

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

    supplies out to the garden can be difficult if you have arthritis or another physical limitation. Tools, ... to the garden in one trip, but that is an easy way to aggravate your arthritis, overexert yourself, ... or drop valuable supplies, and ruin a good day in the garden. Having the right equipment can make it ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Laura Akgerman

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/people/laura-akgerman

    Columbus, Ohio 43210 (614) 292-0622, Fax: (614) 292-9448 akgerman.4@osu.edu   Areas Of Interest * Gardening ... in English and Rehabilitation Services. She presents workshops on Accessibility, Gardening with ...

  9. Lisa Pfeifer

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/people/lisa-pfeifer

    (614) 292-9455, Fax: (614) 292-9448 pfeifer.6@osu.edu   Areas Of Interest * Agricultural Health and ... Safety Awareness * Agricultural Rescue * Rural Emergency Management * Ohio AgrAbility Program   Lisa ... Extension umbrella, coordinates educational activities for first responders involved in agricultural safety, ...

  10. Dee Jepsen, PhD

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/people/dee-jepsen-phd

    Dee Jepsen, PhD State Agricultural Safety and Health Leader, Associate Professor Agricultural ... Dee Jepsen has been with the OSU Agricultural Safety and Health Program since 1992. She has ... interested in agricultural occupational safety training. Her outreach efforts evolve around current issues in ...

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