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  1. OSHA & Ag

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

    health hazards in the workplace, specifically the agricultural workplace. Through this training, workers ...

  2. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Universal Design House and Garage at Farm Science Review

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/august-2018/ohio-agrability/ohio-agrability-action-universal-design-house

    use. Universal Design was first used in architecture, and can be applied to homes, offices, sidewalks ... and outdoor spaces. In 1999 OSU Extension’s Older Adult Development Issues Team, Ohio Department of ... Aging, and faculty in OSU’s College of Allied Medicine and the College of Family Resource Management ...

  3. Amish Roadway Safety Program

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/program-areas/amish-roadway-safety-program

    of available Factsheets. Please click on the title to view the pdf. Bicycle Safety in Amish Country ... Safety Pedestrian Safety in Amish Country Snowplows in Amish Country:A Guide for Buggy ... Drivers,Pedestrians, and Snowplow Operators This sign means Caution: Driving Safely in Amish Country               ...

  4. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Universal Design in the Garden

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/july-2018/ohio-agrability/ohio-agrability-action-universal-design-garden

    including seating, built in storage, raised beds, vertical and container gardens, lighting, and integrated ... will make it easier to bring in carts, wagons, or mobility devices, and will eliminate a trip and fall ... provide seating and storage in the garden, limiting the need to carry all of your tools and supplies back ...

  5. 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

    or weakness, look for ergonomic tools which allow your hands and arms to stay in a neutral position, ... tools. Although specific tools and vendors are included in this article, Ohio AgrAbility does not ... contoured surfaces for fingers. Choose tools that feel good in your hand, and fit your grip comfortably. You ...

  6. 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

    to the garden in one trip, but that is an easy way to aggravate your arthritis, overexert yourself, ... or drop valuable supplies, and ruin a good day in the garden. Having the right equipment can make it ... easier and safer to transport your supplies, work in the garden, and store your tools. This article ...

  7. 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

    A few points to consider are that gardens that are not in the ground may require more watering, and soil ... the raised bed has limited or no feeling in arms & legs you will have to be careful that the wood ... good sized hole for every gallon of soil in the container (for proper drainage). Light colored plastic ...

  8. Open Burn Laws for Ohio

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/october-2019/open-burn-laws-ohio

    Dee Jepsen – State Agricultural Safety & Health Leader October and November are two months in ... these conditions, open burning is not permitted in rural areas from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. During the ban, ... fires must be in a plowed field with a 200 feet distance of woodlands or brush. With any fire, small ...

  9. Lisa Pfeifer

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

    Extension umbrella, coordinates educational activities for first responders involved in agricultural safety, ... Seals. The project assists people with disabilities employed in agriculture and provides practical ... education and assistance to promote independence in agricultural production and rural living. Lisa enjoys ...

  10. 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

    difference in saving a life, piece of machinery, or a structure. Take inventory of the number of fire ... safety of your property. Consider placing extinguishers in the shop, barns, equipment cabs and on the ... condition in barns and shop spaces. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) estimated 326 deadly ...

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