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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

    Dee Jepsen – State Agricultural Safety and Health Leader: Carbon Monoxide (CO) is often called the silent killer, because of its invisible features. As a gas, CO emits no color or odor, and is very common in many U.S. homes, offices, garages and farm shop ...

  2. Building Independence Through Agriculture

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/winter-2019/announcements/building-independence-through-agriculture

    Join us for a one-day workshop to focus on agriculture and horticulture as viable work options for individuals with developmental disabilities. Speakers and panelists will provide insight on adaptive employment models, as well as identify resources and as ...

  3. Grain C.A.R.T. Scheduling

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/winter-2019/announcements/grain-cart-scheduling

    Agricultural rescue training and education are an integral part to protecting our work force of families tied to agriculture in Ohio. The Grain C.A.R.T. (Comprehensive Agricultural Rescue Trailer) was designed and built to do that twofold. ...

  4. Safety and Health Topics for your Winter Programs

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/winter-2019/announcements/safety-and-health-topics-your-winter-programs

    Please consider safety for your late winter and early spring producer meetings – or county Farm Bureau sponsored Workers Compensation group rating programs – our staff will work with you to design a safety program specifically for your audience. ...

  5. AgrAbility in Action: Working in Cold Weather

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/winter-2019/ohio-agrability/agrability-action-working-cold-weather

    Laura Akgerman – Disability Services Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility: Working in cold weather presents challenges for all farmers and can be especially challenging if the farmer has a health condition or a disability. Some medications can make you more or ...

  6. Employee Emergency Response Training

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/winter-2019/emergency-management/employee-emergency-response-training

    Lisa Pfeifer – OSU Ag Safety and Health Education Coordinator: Family farm operations and small agribusinesses often onboard new hires by launching straight into the immediate needs of the operation, using an information on as needed basis kind of approac ...

  7. Winter 2019

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/winter-2019

    Ag Safety S.T.A.T. – Safe Tactics for Ag Today  is an electronic newsletter prepared by team members from the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety & Health Office. The goal is to provide seasonal safety news and activities that may be re-published in you ...

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

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

    Hazard Communication Program The purpose of the Hazard Communication Program (HazCom) is to ensure employees are aware of hazardous chemicals in the workplace and are provided information regarding the potential hazards associated with exposure to these c ...

  9. Reducing the Risk of Back Injuries

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/january-2019/injury-prevention/reducing-risk-back-injuries

    Kent McGuire – OSU Ag Safety and Health Coordinator: Back pain can be a common issue in the agricultural industry because of the physical nature of work and the vast array of tasks associated with agriculture. Many workers are required to do heavy lifting ...

  10. Livestock Handling Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/livestock-handling-safety

    There are many activities within OSU CFAES that involve working with livestock. No matter if you are moving animals to different pastures, providing veterinary care, or conducting research, safety should be a priority when handling livestock. Animal behav ...

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