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  1. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT – Fire Extinguishers on the Farm

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/fire-safety-edition/emergency-management-%E2%80%93-fire-extinguishers-farm

    webpage, https://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/outreach/extinguishers.html. There you will find: The types ... extinguishers and the location on your farm property. If you come up empty, it is time to do something about the ... and accelerants that can lead to a fire. You might encounter bedding, grain dust, cobwebs, fuels, and ...

  2. Fire Prevention – Portable Space Heaters

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/fire-safety-edition/fire-prevention-%E2%80%93-portable-space-heaters

    heater, safety should always be a top consideration. The following information from the US Consumer ... Product Safety Commission can help keep your space safe and warm. For more information about OSU Ag Safety ...

  3. Fire Safety Edition

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/fire-safety-edition

    activities that may be re-published in your own newsletters or programs. If you have safety-related questions ... or program ideas that you would like to share, please contact Dee Jepsen at  jepsen.4@osu.edu ...

  4. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Fitness for Farm Life – One stretch, 3 ways

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019/ohio-agrability-action-fitness-farm-life-%E2%80%93-one-stretch-3

    the result. Try this stretch when you are sitting or standingyou can even use a wall, pole or ... stretches while you are driving or operating machinery. For more information, please contact Laura Akgerman, ... day sitting, standing, carrying, lifting, pushing and pulling. Add in cold weather and it is natural ...

  5. Thoughtful Gifts for the Season

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019/thoughtful-gifts-season

    gifts of safety is a thoughtful idea to show you care. Here are a few safety and health gift ideas to ... a fire extinguisher- there are many sizes available to suit the needs for the home, garage, RV, or farm ... to the farm shop. Then there are helmets for the equestrians and bicyclists – many times the straps ...

  6. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Fitness for Farm Life – Two Stretches for Harvest Season

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2019/ohio-agrability-action-fitness-farm-life-%E2%80%93-two-stretches

    Please do not do these stretches while you are driving or operating machinery. For more information ... Next time you are sitting in line at the elevator or waiting on trucks to come back to the field try ... farmers spend hours sitting – in combines, trucks, tractors –all that sitting can make you stiff and sore. ...

  7. The Silent Killer, Carbon Monoxide

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019/silent-killer-carbon-monoxide

    winter and climbed right back out into early spring over these last few weeks, but temps are forecasted ... heating season comes the threat of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. It is key to remember you can’t smell, ... replace the battery when you change the time on your clocks each spring and fall. The Centers for Disease ...

  8. Dressing for Cold Weather

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019/dressing-cold-weather

    activity. The following are recommendations from the National Weather Service for working in cold ... environments: For more information visit https://agsafety.osu.edu/ or contact Kent McGuire, CFAES Safety and ...

  9. December 2019

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

    activities that may be re-published in your own newsletters or programs. If you have safety-related questions ... or program ideas that you would like to share, please contact Dee Jepsen at  jepsen.4@osu.edu ...

  10. National Rural Health Day

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2019/national-rural-health-day

    areas. There are 44 counties, or regions within counties, considered underserved. Rural communities do ... rural areas have a 50% higher rate of unintentional injuries than in urban areas. There are increased ... comes to health care services, 50% of Ohio counties are designated as Governor’s certified shortage ...

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