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  1. About Us

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/about-us-2

    The Agricultural Safety and Health program at The Ohio State University in the Department of Food, ... Agricultural and Biological Engineering is a nationally recognized center of excellence for educational ... extension programming and agricultural safety and health research. Meet the faculty and staff of the ...

  2. On Farm Biosecurity to Keep Us and Employees Safe

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-22-issue-2/farm-biosecurity-keep-us-and-employees-safe

    Veterinarian, The Ohio State University Extension Agriculture is no stranger to contagious disease. Drawing on ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT – Fire Extinguishers on the Farm

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/fire-safety-edition/emergency-management-%E2%80%93-fire-extinguishers-farm

    and accelerants that can lead to a fire. You might encounter bedding, grain dust, cobwebs, fuels, and ... Lisa Pfeifer, OSU Agricultural Safety & Health, at pfeifer.6@osu.edu or 614-292-9455 ...

  5. Ohio's Farm Fatality Statistics

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/statistics

    surveillance of agricultural fatalities and injuries in Ohio, interpretation of data, and design of outreach ... programming. Situation:   Agriculture is one of the most hazardous industries in the U.S. Response:   The ... initiatives in the State Agricultural Safety Office. FFIDO tracks all agricultural fatal incidents in Ohio, ...

  6. National Rural Health Day

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2019/national-rural-health-day

    Dee Jepsen – Agricultural State Safety and Health Leader National Rural Health Day is Thursday ... not see the same health advancements as urban counties. Within these areas residents face ... rural areas have a 50% higher rate of unintentional injuries than in urban areas. There are increased ...

  7. Announcements

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/september-2019/announcements

    CHECK OUT AG SAFETY AT THE 2014 FARM SCIENCE REVIEW!  The OSU Agricultural Safety and Health ... Look for us at the following locations:   Agricultural Safety- OSU Central, on the east side of Kottman ... Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health.   Ohio AgrAbility: A Focus on Livestock- OSU Central, on ...

  8. Feeding High Ash Forages

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-6/feeding-high-ash-forages

    within the plant (for example, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and copper) and soil contamination that ... concentrations decrease as plants mature and is greater in forages grown in soils that contain high ... but generally by only a few percentage points. On the other hand, harvest practices and soil ...

  9. Fire Prevention – Portable Space Heaters

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/fire-safety-edition/fire-prevention-%E2%80%93-portable-space-heaters

    visit http://www.agsafety.osu.edu or contact Kent McGuire, OSU Agricultural Safety & Health, at ...

  10. Open Burn Laws for Ohio

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/october-2019/open-burn-laws-ohio

    Dee Jepsen – State Agricultural Safety & Health Leader October and November are two months in ... Agricultural products, such as wastes and plant matter from tree trimmings, stumps, brush, weeds, leaves, ... particulates are suspended in the smoke that could lead to health disorders. Open fire burning has been linked ...

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