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  1. Portable Fire Extinguishers

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591111

    may occur on the farm. Location Size Range (lbs) Suggested Placement Farm shop One unit, (5–10) Near ... Barn or outbuildings One unit, (5–10) In an accessible location Reading the Label The label states the ... discharge time on most portable units is only seconds, so plan an escape route. Stay low and avoid breathing ...

  2. Pesticide-contaminated Clothing Laundering

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59144

    a time. Use only hot water (140–160 degrees). The water level should be on the highest setting, washing ... washed in a public laundry facility. **Before laundering contaminated clothing, check with local or state ... agencies for proper disposal of contaminated rinse water. After taking off clothing, use detergent and ...

  3. Preventing Falls

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591102

    areas on the farm or in the workplace. Have one of the employees demonstrate safe ladder practices ... ladder one-quarter of its vertical height from the building. The top of the ladder should be 36 inches ... exposed stairs should have a railing. It is recommended that handrails be provided on at least one side of ...

  4. Orchard Ladder Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591710

    a combination of wood or metal. Only one person should be on the ladder at a time. Tripod Orchard Ladder ... allowing for additional support if the worker slips. An orchard extension ladder should only have one ... person on the ladder at a time. The top of the ladder is not to be used as a step. Orchard Extension ...

  5. No Riders on Farm and Lawn Equipment

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59117

    planning of all transportation needs is one way to keep riders off of farm and lawn equipment. T F 2. Extra ... heads are better than one when it comes to making quick decisions on farm equipment. T F           ... associated with riders on farm equipment and mowers. Trainer’s Note Riders on any power equipment are ...

  6. Shock Chlorination of Wells

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-318

    about well testing and water treatment, check the website for the Ohio State University Soil Environment ... is 100 to 400 times stronger than the amount of chlorine found in “city water.” The chlorinated water ... and Biological Engineering If a water test reveals a well is contaminated with bacteria, a series of ...

  7. Nutrients Removed with Harvested Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Grain in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-74

    determined from over 300 on-farm fertilizer trials in 39 Ohio counties. Grain yields reasonably predict how ... in Ohio From 2014-2018, we conducted over 300 on-farm fertilizer trials with the ultimate goal of ... many farmer cooperators, crop consultants and Ohio State University Extension educators for making this ...

  8. Introduction To Agricultural Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-5910

    in the United States in work-related fatality rates. T F 3. The first step in an effective farm or ... with a rate of 22.8 deaths per 100,000 workers (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2015).  It is one of the ... most hazardous occupations in the United States. The majority of agricultural fatalities involve some ...

  9. Power Take-Off (PTO) Shielding

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59123

    equipment or work area. Review the Following Points Keep all shields in place at all times except when ... Engineering. Revised by Dee Jepsen, State Agricultural Safety Leader, with editing assistance by Lisa Pfeifer ... getting off a tractor. T F                    Ag Crops and Livestock Business and Land Ownership Farm ...

  10. Preventing Lifting and Overexertion Injuries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591103

    Review the true or false quiz. Background Approximately 25 percent of workplace injuries in Ohio result ... reduce contact stress over long periods of time. Know your limits and respect them. Listen to your body ... injuries in Ohio result from overexertion, mainly from lifting. Think and plan before lifting. Push rather ...

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