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  1. Port Authorities as an Economic Development Tool for Local Government

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-1567

    operating in the state with seven of those being recreational only (designed to help improve the quality of ... and Extension Field Specialist, Community Economics, Community Development, Ohio State University ... Extension Gwynn Stewart, MS, Extension Educator, Community Development, Ohio State University Extension, ...

  2. Septic Tank: Soil Treatment System

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-743

    compacted layers, and water tables. About 16 percent of soils in Ohio are deeper than 36 inches to ... Ohio State University Extension Bulletin 939 Septic Tank: Soil Treatment Systems available for purchase ... tank every one to five years. use water wisely and install water-saving devices in the home. never ...

  3. Repetitive Motion

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591104

    situation that is causing the injury. Time away from the situation, followed by a gradual return to an ... improved work situation will be suggested by the physician. Strengthening hand and arm muscles with ... exercise may be another suggestion. An improved work situation could be accomplished by simply changing ...

  4. Restricted-Entry Intervals (REI)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59142

    a reduction of lost work time, reduced medical expenses, and increased productivity of workers. It may be ... handlers to help protect themselves and one another from pesticides. Compliance with WPS is expected to ... permitted in only three work situations:  Short-term tasks that last less than one hour and do not involve ...

  5. Rotary Agricultural Mower Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591211

    safe use of a rotary mower. Present the demonstration in the farm shop or in open field. Ask an ... or guardian, on a farm owned or operated by that person, is permitted to operate a tractor with over ... Know and follow maintenance procedures. Keep all guards in place at all times. Know the law when hiring ...

  6. Respiratory Diseases

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591105

    closed storage areas and on dairy farms. When the dry uppermost silage is removed after months of ... time the person receives treatment, permanent damage can already be done. People have died from ... keeping the moisture content of hay low. A respirator approved for toxic dust should be used every time ...

  7. Pesticide Protective Equipment

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59131

    Check gloves for holes or leaks. To check for leaks, fill the gloves with clean water and squeeze. Throw ... the gloves away if water squirts through a hole. Leaks or holes in the gloves can expose the skin to ... them with detergent and water to prevent contaminating the hands. Never wear cotton or leather gloves. ...

  8. Creating Signage for Direct Food and Agricultural Sales

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-70

    msue.anr.msu.edu/news/merchandising_increases_your_success_in_selling_local_produce_directly   Dunn, J.W., Berry, J.W., Kime, L. (2017). Developing a Roadside Farm Market. Penn State ... sales skyrocket. Signage has the power to improve sales and increase farm revenue! Unfortunately, ... Family Farm” or “Coming Soon.” These are also the fun signs used for taking selfies or the ones customers ...

  9. Respirator Protection and Fit

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59132

    accommodate for glasses. Fit Tests For Respirators Dust Respirator fit test Check for proper fit each time you ... Revised by Dee Jepsen, State Agricultural Safety Leader, with editing assistance by Lisa Pfeifer and Cody ... T F           Ag Crops and Livestock Business and Land Ownership Farm Management agricultural tailgate safety ...

  10. Reading Pesticide Labels

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59143

    properly store pesticides. The farm chemical storage center should also be securely locked. Before ... the state. Signal Word. Part of the registration process assigns each pesticide to a toxicity category ... effects and state which PPE must be worn. (Proper PPE should be determined before purchasing the product.) ...

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