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  1. No Riders on Farm and Lawn Equipment

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59117

    developed by members of the Agricultural Safety and Health Program in the Department of Food, Agricultural ... Natural Resources 06/13/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To know the dangers ... involved with riders and how these hazards outweigh the perceived benefits of having one of more riders. ...

  2. Portable Fire Extinguishers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591111

    may occur on the farm. Location Size Range (lbs) Suggested Placement Farm shop One unit, (5–10) Near ... Training Series was developed by members of the Agricultural Safety and Health Program in the Department of ... Natural Resources 06/17/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To know how to identify the ...

  3. Septic System Care and Maintenance 

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-740-0

    that don’t seal. Space out water use. For example, avoid washing multiple loads of laundry on one day, ... per year to a yard. This is in addition to the 40 inches per year of normal precipitation in Ohio ... filter (Figure 2). Cleaning a severely clogged filter may require a brush in a bucket of soapy water. ...

  4. Modified Relay Intercropping

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-504

    Long-term research at The Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center ... months of cover much like the goal of many cover crop programs.) May be adapted to most available farm ... 2002. Special Circular 190. Wooster: Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. The Ohio State ...

  5. Communication Strategies to Support a Family Member with Diabetes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5322

    relapses may happen before a habit is developed. Try to help the family member with diabetes identify why ... to help someone change, but may not be working with the right set of tools to be successful. This ... especially if a loved one is stuck in the early stages and is not progressing to the next level. As is often ...

  6. Heat Stress

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591108

    Natural Resources 05/29/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To be able to identify ... hot weather, heat illness may be an underlying cause of other types of injuries, such as heart ... supervisors, and workers all have an essential role to play in preventing heat stress. Each member of the team ...

  7. Pesticide-contaminated Clothing Laundering

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59144

    Natural Resources 06/17/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To be able to launder ... Clothing Always read the pesticide label before doing anything else. The label may give recommendations for ... laminates, nitrile, or latex may melt if placed in a dryer. Review the Following Points ...

  8. Material Handling Devices

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59174

    Natural Resources 06/07/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To be able to use tools and ... a task cannot be completed by hand. Using these devices can simplify the task, but may increase the risk ... prevent hand injuries. When loading, the heavy objects should be below the lighter ones, and the load kept ...

  9. Introduction To Agricultural Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-5910

    Natural Resources 06/07/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To know safety training is ... with a rate of 22.8 deaths per 100,000 workers (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015).  It is one of the ... other’s safety. Remember, operators of machinery aren't the only ones who get injured while working. ...

  10. Preventing Lifting and Overexertion Injuries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591103

    Natural Resources 06/17/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To be able to lift properly ... Review the true or false quiz. Background Approximately 25 percent of workplace injuries in Ohio result ... injuries in Ohio result from overexertion, mainly from lifting. Think and plan before lifting. Push rather ...

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