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  1. Pesticide Safety and EPA Worker Protection Standard (WPS)

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

    Pesticide Applicator Requirements OSU employees who apply pesticides as part of their job are ... required to either, obtain a Commercial Applicator License through appropriate training and testing, or ... License Training is available, for a fee, through the Ohio Pesticide Safety Education Program which is ...

  2. OCARD welcomes two new scholars

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/spring-2019/ocard-welcomes-two-new-scholars

    the Universiti Putra Malaysia.  Her research has been focused on health and disease management in ... University in China. He is working on his dissertation in Dr. Wang’s laboratory, focusing on the sex control ...

  3. Diversity: a key aspect of any organization, MEP can help

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/spring-2019/diversity-key-aspect-any-organization-mep-can-help

     We also have other trainings available including leadership, lean, safety, quality, Six Sigma, and ...

  4. Winter 2019

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

    safety news and activities that may be re-published in your own newsletters or programs. If you have ... 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 ...

  5. 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, ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. New Hop Research Funding Received to Further Develop the Ohio Hop Industry

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/winter-2019-achievements-edition/new-hop-research-funding-received-further-develop-the

    interested – do not underestimate the hand and stoop labor that is required.” Hops cannot be harvested with ... procedures will allow farmers to determine prime harvest times quicker, and that can lead to increased hop ... poles, so the plants must be harvested by hand, removed from the hop yard, and then a large picker is ...

  9. Horticulture

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/horticulture

    it opened in 1991, the South Centers has focused on new specialty crops, such as strawberries, ... extension programs and research projects. Check back often for news, events, and current research results. ...

  10. Fruits

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/horticulture/fruits

    both current and future Ohio producers to help them increase the profitability and diversification of ... sheets and bulletins. Our main crops of research focus are on blueberries, brambles (blackberries and ...

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