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  1. OSHA & Ag

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/program-areas/osha-ag

    A 10-hour General Industry course designed for the agricultural workforce.   A training course for entry level workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards in the workplace, specifically the ag ...

  2. 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

    Laura Akgerman – Disability Services Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility: If you have chronic pain or physical limitations, kneeling, bending or stooping to tend your garden may be difficult or impossible. Raising your garden with elevated or raised beds, usi ...

  3. 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

    Laura Akgerman – Disability Services Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility: Getting your tools and supplies out to the garden can be difficult if you have arthritis or another physical limitation. Tools, plants and supplies are bulky, heavy, and awkward to carr ...

  4. 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

    Laura Akgerman – Disability Services Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility: If you have chronic pain or physical limitations, having the right tools and equipment for gardening is vital, and may make the difference between completing a task, and being forced to ...

  5. 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

    Lisa Pfeifer – OSU Ag Safety and Health Education Coordinator: Fire extinguishers can often be the difference in saving a life, piece of machinery, or a structure. Take inventory of the number of fire extinguishers and the location on your farm property. ...

  6. Fire Prevention – Portable Space Heaters

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

    Kent McGuire – OSU CFAES Safety and Health Coordinator: When the temperature starts to drop, portable electric space heaters can be a convenient source of supplemental heat. Unfortunately, they can pose significant fire and electric shock hazards if not u ...

  7. Lisa Pfeifer

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

    Lisa Pfeifer Educational Program Manager 590 Woody Hayes Drive, Room 262c, Columbus, Ohio 43210 (614) 292-9455, Fax: (614) 292-9448 pfeifer.6@osu.edu   Areas Of Interest * Agricultural Health and Safety Awareness * Agricultural Rescue * Rural Emergency Ma ...

  8. Dressing for Cold Weather

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019/dressing-cold-weather

    Kent McGuire – CFAES Safety and Health Coordinator: It’s that time of year…Winter! Long exposure to cold, wet, and windy conditions can be dangerous even at temperatures above freezing. For outdoor workers it may be tempting to “tough it out” or “work thr ...

  9. Thoughtful Gifts for the Season

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019/thoughtful-gifts-season

    Dee Jepsen – Agricultural State Safety and Health Leader: Safety is important year-round – giving gifts of safety is a thoughtful idea to show you care. Here are a few safety and health gift ideas to show your family, friends and employees how much you va ...

  10. The Silent Killer, Carbon Monoxide

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019/silent-killer-carbon-monoxide

    Lisa Pfeifer – OSU Ag Safety and Health Education Coordinator: Ohio temperatures have dipped into winter and climbed right back out into early spring over these last few weeks, but temps are forecasted to flatten out on the colder side throughout the next ...

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