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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. CFAES Skid Loader Safety Policy and Employee Training

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/cfaes-skid-loader-safety-policy-and-employee-training

    correctly. The OSU College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has developed a Skid Loader ... guidelines for the protection of workers and facilities relating to agricultural equipment in 29 CFR 1910. ... General Industry and 29CFR 1928 Occupational Safety and Health Standards for Agriculture. CFAES ...

  4. Heat Stress Injuries

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

    contact Kent McGuire, OSU Agricultural Safety & Health, at mcguire.225@osu.edu or 614-292-0588. ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. CFAES Tractor Safety Policy and Employee Training

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/faes-tractor-safety-policy

     Tractor incidents / hazards are the number one cause of deaths and injuries in agriculture. The ... College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has developed a Tractor Safety Policy with ... agricultural tractors. Any employee or student who operates an agricultural tractor as a condition of ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ... Safety Council, overexertion is the third leading cause of unintentional injuries, accounting for about ... Using the wrong tool or a dull tool can lead to using excessive force to operate the tool.- Use tools ...

  9. Fall Protection Program

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/fall-protection-program

    BWC Fall Protection OSHA Fall Protection   Training: The College of Food, Agricultural and ...

  10. Petroleum, Fertilizer, and Pesticide Spill Response

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

    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, ... for spill prevention and containment. Agricultural equipment poses an additional risk of a spill ...

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