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  1. Safe Handling of Livestock Medications

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59163

    some livestock medical supplies with food. 2. If you are stuck by a needle, you do not need to see ... for all who use the medicines. Live vaccines are hazardous and can potentially cause disease. Purchase ... to deal with needle stick injuries is to avoid them. There are four main concerns with needle stick ...

  2. Respirator Protection and Fit

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

    situations. It has not been approved for the specific hazard you are protecting yourself against. It does not ... for the hazards you are working around. Use the correct cartridge depending on what it will protect ... respirator for the job and make sure it fits properly. Trainer’s Note There are many daily jobs that require ...

  3. Soil Evaluation for Home Septic Systems  

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-742

    uses information about the soil to select the system type and size. Role of Soil in Wastewater ... a limiting layer—are suited for soil treatment systems (also called leach field systems). Most of Ohio’s ... soils (84%) are shallower than 3 feet, so the designer needs to consider soil depth when selecting the ...

  4. Managing Marestail in No-till Soybeans

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-72

    spring burndown herbicides is most effective. Overwintered plants are difficult to control with spring ... burndown alone. Marestail plants should be dead or dying prior to crop emergence. Most populations are ... areas are becoming more difficult to control with 2,4-D also. There are no POST options in Roundup Ready ...

  5. Safe Use of Hydraulic Systems

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59125

    engine and hydraulic pump are stopped. Trapped fluid can be pressurized in excess of 2,000 psi. ... If the lines are not coupled correctly, the implement will not rise and drop as expected. Tape or ... instructions in the operator’s manual. If you notice a lock or a hose in bad condition notify your employer to ...

  6. Restricted-Entry Intervals (REI)

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

    (REIs) is part of the revised WPS. REIs are established for all pesticides used in agricultural ... pesticide-treated area. You should always check the label, as some product labels will require both oral and posted ... workers are required by the WPS. Early-entry workers must receive pesticide safety training for workers ...

  7. Safe Use of Harvesting Equipment with Cutterbars

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59129

    serious injury. Do not operate when bystanders are nearby. Use the mower safety curtain or cover when ... rotating disks can severely injure people or animals. Crop residue, rocks, or other debris that are thrown ... a cutterbar. T F 4. Shields that are lost or broken do not need to be replaced. T F 5. It is best to use ...

  8. Safe Use of the Power Take-off (PTO)

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59122

    dangers of the PTO system, and to learn to use the system safely. Trainer’s Note PTOs are used on farm and ... a worker directly onto the unshielded rotation shaft. Also, those who are unfamiliar with the equipment, ... power shafts can be extended. These shafts are usually constructed with a square shaft inserted into ...

  9. Safe Operation of Portable Circular Power Saws

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59173

    associated with power saws are often overlooked. Review the true or false quiz. Background Keep the Work Area ... by the handle and keep fingers off the trigger switch. Make sure power saws are grounded with ... a three-prong conductor plug. Replace all damaged parts and cords. Make sure guards are in place and ...

  10. Safe Use of Tractors and Self-Propelled Farm Equipment

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59111

    information below. Let each worker practice the safety techniques on the equipment. Provide feedback to ensure ... transfer the safety equipment to the new part. Replacement safety signs are available from the dealer. ... modifications impair the function and safety, and it affects machine life. Tractors are large, heavy, and ...

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