Site

Search results

  1. National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 15-21, 2013

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/national-farm-safety-and-health-week-sept-15-21-2013

    The education and communication efforts of Farm Safety Week, Jepsen said, are to ensure the safety ... and well-being of hardworking farm families. “When we think about who gets injured on farms, the ... answer is everybody,” she said. “The farm industry has workers both young and old and often has injuries ...

  2. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Fitness for Farm Life – One stretch, 3 ways

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019/ohio-agrability-action-fitness-farm-life-%E2%80%93-one-stretch-3

    Laura Akgerman, Disability Services Coordinator, Ohio AgrAbility Project: Farmers spend hours every day sitting, standing, carrying, lifting, pushing and pulling. Add in cold weather and it is natural to hunch your shoulders and back, just trying to stay ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Ohio State University Offers Agritourism Safety Tips for Consumers, Farmers

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/ohio-state-university-offers-agritourism-safety-tips-consumers-farmers

    hayrides and corn mazes, consumer interest in agritourism is high this time of year. Farm operators need to ... ensure they enjoy their farm visits without injury, said Eric Barrett, an Ohio State University Extension ... industry for farmers and a huge draw for consumers, Barrett said. “Between wineries, fall pumpkin farms ...

  5. Impacts at 2016 Farm Science Review

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/october-november-2016/ohio-agrability/impacts-2016-farm-science-review

    the 2016 Farm Science Review September 20 – 22. The OAP display area included information and ... accessible shuttle bus to transport visitors from the main exhibit area to the farm fields. Our exhibit area ... steps, ladders, and assistive technology for our farm clients. ...

  6. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Fitness for Farm Life – Two Stretches for Harvest Season

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2019/ohio-agrability-action-fitness-farm-life-%E2%80%93-two-stretches

    Laura Akgerman, Disability Services Coordinator, Ohio AgrAbility Project: During harvest season farmers spend hours sitting – in combines, trucks, tractors –all that sitting can make you stiff and sore. Next time you are sitting in line at the elevator or ...

  7. Safety with Hand and Power Tools

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2015/injury-prevention/safety-hand-and-power-tools

    Kent McGuire – OSU Ag Safety and Health Coordinator Now that harvest season is wrapping up, it is ... OSU Ag Safety Program visit http://www.agsafety.osu.edu or contact Kent McGuire, OSU Agricultural ...

  8. Welcoming Everyone to your Farm or Business

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2016/ohio-agrability/welcoming-everyone-your-farm-or-business

    Laura Akgerman- Disability Services Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility Is your farm or business open ... to the public? Is your farm or business welcoming to people with disabilities? The American’s with ... may apply to your business or farm. If you are not sure if your business is accessible, here are a few ...

  9. Safely Working with Anhydrous Ammonia in the Field

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/april-2015/injury-prevention/safely-working-anhydrous-ammonia-field

    By: Kent McGuire,  OSU Ag Safety and Health Coordinator Many farmers will be applying anhydrous ... information about the OSU Ag Safety visit http://www.agsafety.osu.edu or contact Kent McGuire, OSU ...

  10. Happy Healthy Holidays – How to manage your work and health while indulging in holiday treats and parties

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2017/ohio-agrability/happy-healthy-holidays-%E2%80%93-how-manage-your

    work through the holiday season. If you farm, the animals still need fed, the equipment needs inspected ... smarter, not harder. Ohio AgrAbility has a Farming with Diabetes fact sheet that offers helpful tips for ... managing your diabetes while working on the farm. For other Ohio AgrAbility fact sheets, please see the ...

Pages