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  1. Preventing Heat Stress Illness

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/july-2017/injury-prevention/preventing-heat-stress-illness

    Kent McGuire – OSU Ag Safety & Health Coordinator Although summer has started out with mild ...

  2. Spring Planting Requires Increased Focus on Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/news/spring-planting-requires-increased-focus-safety

    outreach arm of the college. Spring planting is a time when farm workers are continually moving from one ... farm equipment, he said. “During spring planting, there is a sense of urgency to get corn and soybeans ... equipment-related accidents on the farm are due to farm tractor rollovers, according to the Farm Injury Resource ...

  3. Safe Operation of Tractors while Mowing along Roadways

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/july-2015/machinery-maintenance/safe-operation-tractors-while-mowing-along

    By: Dewey Mann- Research Associate- “A 44-year-old farm owner was killed when the tractor he was ... http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/face/stateface/ky/98ky077.html Dewey Mann, research associate for agricultural safety and health, and lecturer for agricultural ...

  4. 3-Hr Good Agricultural Practices training: Wayne County

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/events/3-hr-good-agricultural-practices-training-wayne-county

    contamination on produce at the farm level.  These practices are options to REDUCE but can never ELIMINATE all ...

  5. Ohio Produce Marketing Agreement bill to new Director of Ag

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/ohio-produce-marketing-agreement-bill-new-director-ag

    fruits and vegetables to implement on the farm.  Farmers can register with OPMA and gain membership upon ... implementing set standards and passing audits.  This program is considered an option for farms that are exempt ...

  6. Perspectives from Pennsylvania Supermarkets

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/perspectives-pennsylvania-supermarkets

    finds that supermarkets of PA will increasingly require fresh produce farms to receive GAP training or ... increased volume of fresh local produce locally, making GAP-trained or certified produce farms in a growing ... for produce growers to at least start with GAP training and education and begin improving their farms ...

  7. ‘Making the Connection’ with a Reliable Hitch Pin

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/machinery-maintenance/%E2%80%98making-connection%E2%80%99-reliable-hitch-pin

    By Dewey Mann, Research Associate- “A farmer connected a nurse tank of anhydrous ammonia to the ... the consequences can be disastrous, regardless of what is being towed. Smaller farm equipment may be ... Mann, research associate for agricultural safety and health, and lecturer for agricultural systems ...

  8. Community Development

    https://mahoning.osu.edu/program-areas/community-development

    leaders and local officials. OSU Extension applies cutting-edge research, knowledge and innovations to ...

  9. GAPs 3-Hour Training: Washington County

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/events/gaps-3-hour-training-washington-county

    reduce the risk of on-farm produce contamination and includes the following topics: •Food Safety ...

  10. GAPs 3-Hour Training: Athens County

    https://producesafety.osu.edu/events/gaps-3-hour-training-athens-county

    reduce the risk of on-farm produce contamination and includes the following topics: •Food Safety ...

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