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  1. Be Aware of Winter’s Silent Killer

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/winter-2019/thoughts-editor/be-aware-winter%E2%80%99s-silent-killer

    and another in the garage or workshop. • Test your CO detector each month. • Change the batteries of ... in many U.S. homes, offices, garages and farm shops during the winter months. CO is produced when ... powered generators, furnaces and chimneys. More than 200 people die each year in the U.S. from incidental ...

  2. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Lift Creepers

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/april-2018/ohio-agrability/ohio-agrability-action-lift-creepers

    cushion, but had to move it every time you changed position, and the chair or cushion you sat on may not ... have provided support or comfort. When workers have disabilities or other physical limitations, ... seated, and give the worker a sturdy support to push themselves into a standing position. The wide wheel ...

  3. Hazard Communication Program and Globally Harmonized System (GHS)

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/osha-communications-issues-hazard-communication-standard

    employees are aware of hazardous chemicals in the workplace and are provided information regarding the ... should have a written program.   This program is applicable to all Ohio State University faculty, staff, ... for which there is significant evidence that acute or chronic health effects may occur in exposed ...

  4. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Ohio AgrAbility Educational Workshops

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/june-2018/ohio-agrability/ohio-agrability-action-ohio-agrability

    difficult? Ohio AgrAbility Program (OAP) is one of the “Best Kept Secrets in Ohio agriculture”, and the OAP ... team would like to change that to “The Best-Known Resource for Farming with a Disability”. One of the ... missions of OAP is to work with farmers with disabilities to identify ways to make changes or modifications ...

  5. Chain Saw Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2018/injury-prevention/chain-saw-safety

    workers while using chainsaws. Start with wearing the right gear. Personal protection equipment should ... face shield and built-in ear muffs • Chainsaw chaps • Avoid wearing frayed or loose fitting clothes ... that can catch on the bark or caught in the saw Chainsaw selection and maintenance: • Use the right saw ...

  6. Preventing Falls From Equipment During Spring Planting Season

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/may-2018/injury-prevention/preventing-falls-equipment-during-spring

    Exercise caution when steps are wet or dirty.- Avoid jumping off of the last step.- Anticipate changes in ... attitudes and a busy start to the spring planting season. Spring planting is a time when farmers and farm ... workers are continuously moving from one piece of equipment to another and climbing on equipment to fill ...

  7. Putting Farm Safety into Practice

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/september-2017/thoughts-editor/putting-farm-safety-practice

    with the first observation being in 1944 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt was in office. Ohio will ... Labor calculates the death rate for agricultural workers to be higher than other workforces. Knowing ... important for workers to practice safety. When safety is a part of our lifestyle and our workplace routine, ...

  8. National Occupational Therapy Month

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/april-2018/announcements/national-occupational-therapy-month

    life. In Ohio, we also recognize the OT’s who help farmers stay farming after a life changing condition. ... independence for people in agriculture. This program conducts on-site assessments for the worker to determine ... impossible. The Ohio AgrAbility Program is available in all Ohio counties. Learn more about the program on our ...

  9. Tailgate Safety Training for Employees

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/tailgate-safety-training-employees

    safety training sessions keep safety in the forefront of employee's daily routine. Employees remain ... any safety concerns and address any issues.   Be sure to document or have a "sign-in" sheet ...

  10. Add Safety To Your Winter Meetings and Workers’ Compensation Programs

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/january-2017/announcements/add-safety-your-winter-meetings-and-workers%E2%80%99

    industries in the U.S. affecting a wide range of audiences. The diversity of the workers is reflective in the ... Pfeifer at pfeifer.6@osu.edu Aging Productively on the Farm or in the Garden AgrAbility & Universal ... meetings or Workers Compensation group-rating programs. Our staff will work with you to design a program ...

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