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  1. Preventing Slips and Falls during Icy Conditions

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2018/injury-prevention/preventing-slips-and-falls-during-icy

    Kent McGuire – OSU Ag Safety and Health Program Coordinator When the temperature drops, ice can ... injuries because a slip or slide abruptly causes a loss of balance, which results in a fall, impacting the ... Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2014, there were 42,480 workplace slip-and-fall injuries in the workplace, ...

  2. Safety During Harvest Season

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/october-2018/injury-prevention/safety-during-harvest-season

    Kent McGuire – OSU Ag Safety and Health Coordinator As harvest season begins, safety should be ... often lead to agricultural related injuries. Common injuries during fall harvest include slips, trips ... productive. The continuous activity, diminished daylight and stresses that can be associated with harvest can ...

  3. 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 ... a safety program specifically for your audience. Feel free to choose a topic of your own, or choose from ... with other topics to fit your needs. Trainees will develop a safety mindset and learn about workplace ...

  4. Corn Silage Harvest Fall 2018

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-20-issue-6/corn-silage-harvest-fall-2018

    without listening to the weather report, we know by the challenges in harvesting forages this fall, the ... which created difficulty in harvesting legumes and grasses, but our focus at the moment is on the ... The Ohio State University Change is ever present, including in forage harvesting conditions. Even ...

  5. 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 ... https://agrability.osu.edu/news/ohio-agrability-building-independence-through-agriculture ...

  6. Chemical & Universal Waste Program

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/osu-chemical-universal-waste-program

    Chemical Waste The University has very broad policies that require compliance by students, ... Health and Safety (EHS) has provided a no-cost service of properly storing, transporting, and disposing ... requests to the Environmental Health and Safety using EHS Online at EHS Online Waste Disposal Request.   Do ...

  7. 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 ... agriculture. Many workers are required to do heavy lifting, a tremendous amount of walking and work in awkward ... feeding livestock or moving bulking or heavy items. Minimize stumbling or fall hazards by practicing good ...

  8. Cold Weather Dairy Calf Care

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-21-issue-1/cold-weather-dairy-calf-care

    biggest challenge is the increased nutritional requirement for body maintenance, especially for dairy ... maintenance requirements. If the nutrient level is not increased, then the animal must burn fat reserves to ... calves in unheated facilities. Nutritional maintenance is what is required to keep all body systems ...

  9. How to schedule the GRAIN C.A.R.T.?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/grain-cart/scheduling

    following questions to help enhance the quality of your program. 1a. Are you interested in a GRAIN SAFETY ... semi-trailer, in case of inclement weather?                      The Grain C.A.R.T. requires a minimum door size ... be 20-ft wide and 45-ft deep/long, overall. To schedule a GRAIN SAFETY AWARENESS or if you are ...

  10. Tailgate Safety Training for Employees

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

    Conducting regular safety meetings is a key component of any organized workplace safety program. ... One very effective method  is to conduct tailgate safety training on a regular basis. Short, frequent, ... safety training sessions keep safety in the forefront of employee's daily routine. Employees remain ...

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