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  1. Reading Pesticide Labels

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59143

    Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To read and understand pesticide labels before using the ... NOTE: Do not use the label on an open container for demonstration purposes. Get some sample labels from ... protective equipment statements, application method, and the projected length of exposure are indicated on ...

  2. Chock and Block

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591212

    Natural Resources 07/15/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To be able to secure ... chock and block principles, have the training session in the farm shop or in the field. Give employees ... or working on repairs in the shop. Review the true or false quiz. Background The purpose of the chock ...

  3. Pesticide Exposure

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59141

    T F               Ag Crops and Livestock Business and Land Ownership Energy and Environment Farm Management ... Natural Resources 06/13/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To know the types and ... on unprotected skin. Applying pesticides in windy weather. Wearing inadequate personal protective ...

  4. Protecting Hands and Fingers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59171

    Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To understand the need to protect fingers and hands, and how ... Background Identifying Hazards Identify the pinch, crush and cut points on machinery, tools, equipment, and ... mounted implements or a front-end loader on a tractor. The area between the ground and the implement is ...

  5. Why Do Septic Systems Malfunction? 

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-741

    On-site Educator, Logan, Utah A properly functioning septic system removes pollutants from wastewater, and ... needed. System Failure Complete system failure can occur because: the system was sited on unsuitable soil ... changes in drainage of rainwater on the lot. Check septic tanks for damage; clean filters and pump when ...

  6. Properly Cleaning and Storing Respirators

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59133

    Natural Resources 08/02/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To be able to clean and ... field on a hot and humid day, a worker haphazardly removes the personal protective clothing. The worker ... pulls off the respirator and hangs it on a nail in the barn, next to a pesticide container. Rather than ...

  7. Creating Signage for Direct Food and Agricultural Sales

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-70

    usscfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/USSC-Guideline-Standards-for-On-Premise-Signs-2018.pdf Clawson, B. (2014). Merchandising increases your success in selling local produce directly. ... the farm’s signage should be identifiable. Branding must be consistent on every sign, from the ... welcoming sign on the side of the barn to the price sign on the tomatoes. The farm logo should be on nearly ...

  8. Septic System Care and Maintenance 

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

    beyond the reach of a city sewer must treat and disperse wastewater on their lots. This household sewage ... that don’t seal. Space out water use. For example, avoid washing multiple loads of laundry on one day, ... sewage, which protects the soil and other treatment system components from clogging. If not maintained on ...

  9. Protecting Against Noise

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59134

    Natural Resources 08/02/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To know the effect of noise ... on hearing, and to practice proper protection against unsafe noise levels. Trainer’s Note For this ... be washed after each use. They are good to use in cases when hearing protection is used on a regular ...

  10. Proper Use of Ladders

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59179

    Natural Resources 07/25/2019 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: To be able to demonstrate ... on a firm level surface. Check the condition of the ladder. Step Ladders Be certain the spreader is ... locked before climbing on the ladder. Never stand on the top or top step of a stepladder. Extension and ...

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