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  1. Ohio State University Promotes Injury Prevention, Safety for Senior Farmers During Farm Safety Week Sept. 15-21

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/ohio-state-university-promotes-injury-prevention-safety-senior-farmers-during-farm-safety-week-sept

    As growers prepare for the upcoming harvest season, safety experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences are offering safety tips for senior-aged farmers, particularly those who may have diminished sensory ...

  2. Higher Moisture Levels in Grain Call for Additional Safety Measures

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/higher-moisture-levels-grain-call-additional-safety-measures

    As corn silage harvest comes to a close and grain harvest nears, growers need to be aware of safety precautions to prevent grain engulfments, according to safety experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Science ...

  3. National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 15-21, 2013

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/national-farm-safety-and-health-week-sept-15-21-2013

    The education and communication efforts of Farm Safety Week, Jepsen said, are to ensure the safety and well-being of hardworking farm families. “When we think about who gets injured on farms, the answer is everybody,” she said. “The farm industry has work ...

  4. Safety for Senior Farmers

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/safety-senior-farmers

    As fall approaches, many of our farmers are preparing for a long demanding harvest season.  This includes our senior age farmers.  For older farmers, a physically and mentally demanding harvest season can present a variety of health and safety issues, inc ...

  5. Business Retention and Expansion

    https://extension.osu.edu/node/379

    Business Retention and Expansion helps communities of all sizes identify strategies that will help local businesses remain profitable and expand. http://comdev.osu.edu/programs/economic-development/business-retention-expansion ...

  6. SMV Celebrates 50 Years

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/smv-celebrates-50-years

    The Slow Moving Vehicle (SMV) emblem celebrates its 50th Anniversary!  This emblem, recognized for safety around the U.S., was developed in the Agricultural Engineering Department at The Ohio State University in the early 60's. In 1963 this emblem wa ...

  7. Communiqué May 27, 2015

    https://extension.osu.edu/about/communique/2015-05-27

    Contents Epsilon Sigma Phi Announces Karen Bruns as 2015 Ruby Award Recipient Two OSU Extension Teams win 2015 ESP Regional Awards Ohio Extension Supporter Receives National Friend of Extension Award from ESP VP Conversation on the Future of Extension – J ...

  8. May 2015

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/may-2015

    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 safety news and activities that may be re-published in your ...

  9. Protect Your Back as Spring Planting Continues

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/injury-prevention/protect-your-back-spring-planting-continues

    By Andy Bauer,  Ohio AgrAbility Educational Program Coordinator- Now that spring planting is finishing up and summer work is coming on, we must remember to take care of and protect our backs. Agricultural workers are at a very high risk for back injuries ...

  10. Recognizing Farm Equipment Hazards

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/injury-prevention/recognizing-farm-equipment-hazards

    By: Kent McGuire,  OSU Ag Safety and Health Coordinator- In many cases there are multiple pieces of equipment working simultaneously throughout the farm. Today’s equipment is powerful, very efficient and versatile in how it can be used. This includes trac ...

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