Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Universal Design House and Garage at Farm Science Review
Laura Akgerman – Disability Services Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility: Universal design is the creation of products and environments meant to be usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible without need for adaptation or specialization. Ohio AgrAb ...
Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Universal Design in the Garden
Laura Akgerman – Disability Services Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility: Everyone wants a garden to be welcoming, beautiful, and safe. As we age, some tasks become more difficult, and more of a chore than an enjoyable activity. If you enjoy gardening but are ...
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT – Fire Extinguishers on the Farm
Lisa Pfeifer – OSU Ag Safety and Health Education Coordinator: Fire extinguishers can often be the difference in saving a life, piece of machinery, or a structure. Take inventory of the number of fire extinguishers and the location on your farm property. ...
Fire Prevention – Portable Space Heaters
Kent McGuire – OSU CFAES Safety and Health Coordinator: When the temperature starts to drop, portable electric space heaters can be a convenient source of supplemental heat. Unfortunately, they can pose significant fire and electric shock hazards if not u ...
Don’t let arthritis or chronic pain stop you from gardening: Raised, vertical and elevated beds and container gardens
Laura Akgerman – Disability Services Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility: If you have chronic pain or physical limitations, kneeling, bending or stooping to tend your garden may be difficult or impossible. Raising your garden with elevated or raised beds, usi ...
Ag Safety and Health Community of Practice
Visit the eXtension Ag Safety and Health site to learn more about agricultural safety. This site contains information from Extension educators across the country covering a wide variety of topics. Take some time to see what they have. Click here to go to ...
Don’t let arthritis or chronic pain stop you from gardening: Garden carts, rolling work seats and storage
Laura Akgerman – Disability Services Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility: Getting your tools and supplies out to the garden can be difficult if you have arthritis or another physical limitation. Tools, plants and supplies are bulky, heavy, and awkward to carr ...
Don’t let arthritis or chronic pain stop you from gardening: Choosing the right tools and equipment
Laura Akgerman – Disability Services Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility: If you have chronic pain or physical limitations, having the right tools and equipment for gardening is vital, and may make the difference between completing a task, and being forced to ...
OSU CFAES Safety Program for Employees
The CFAES Safety Program has moved. Please use this link: https://cfaessafety.osu.edu/ ...
OSHA & Ag
A 10-hour General Industry course designed for the agricultural workforce. A training course for entry level workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement and prevention of safety and health hazards in the workplace, specifically the ag ...