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  1. National Rural Health Day – November 17th, 2016

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/october-november-2016/announcements/national-rural-health-day-%E2%80%93-november

    The National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH) recognizes this day to ... understanding of by setting aside this day. If you would like ideas on how to build a celebration of your own to ... highlight this day in your community click on the NOSORH link to start your brainstorming, ...

  2. Happy Healthy Holidays – How to manage your work and health while indulging in holiday treats and parties

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2017/ohio-agrability/happy-healthy-holidays-%E2%80%93-how-manage-your

    Laura Akgerman – Disability Services Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility Most of us still continue to ... smarter, not harder. Ohio AgrAbility has a Farming with Diabetes fact sheet that offers helpful tips for ... managing your diabetes while working on the farm. For other Ohio AgrAbility fact sheets, please see the ...

  3. Towed Implement Lighting and Marking Recommendations

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/towed-implement-lighting-marking

    emblem on the tractor, the rearmost wagon or implement needs to have an SMV emblem in place. The Ohio ... reflectors are also required by the Ohio Revised Code.       ...

  4. Reducing Stress for a Healthy Heart

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2015/injury-prevention/reducing-stress-healthy-heart

    Andy Bauer—Ohio AgrAbility Program Educational Coordinator Fall harvest is complete in most areas ... of Ohio, and fall tillage is also completed in a lot of the state. Welcome rain has fallen across the ... time out each day to relax. ·      Maintain a healthy lifestyle through exercising, eating healthy and ...

  5. FREE Webinar- Adapting Greenhouses to Meet ADA Guidelines

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/free-webinar-adapting-greenhouses-meet-ada-guidelines-0

    The Ohio AgrAbility program is currently working with greenhouse owners to enhance their ... structures to be ADA friendly. The American Disabilities Act (ADA) was updated in September 2010. The OSU Ag ...

  6. Preventing Heat Stress Illness

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/july-2017/injury-prevention/preventing-heat-stress-illness

    should be scheduled for the coolest time of day (early morning or evening).- Dress lightly. ... temperatures.- Take multiple short breaks in a shaded area or controlled environment, throughout the day.- Use ...

  7. Working in and Harvesting the Garden with Arthritis or other Physical Limitations

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/august-2015/injury-prevention/working-and-harvesting-garden-arthritis-or

    Andy Bauer – Educational Program Coordinator Ohio AgrAbility Arthritis tends to affect most ... at hand easier to do.  - Plan your day ahead-Do the more physical jobs first early in the day when it ... and allow your body time to rest and recover.- If the day is hot, get into some shade to cool off. ...

  8. Is Your Summer Event Welcoming and Accessible to People with Disabilities?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/may-2017/ohio-agrability/your-summer-event-welcoming-and-accessible-people

    Laura Akgerman – Disability Services Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility Summer is the season for ... will ADA guidelines benefit the 14% of Ohioan’s who have a disability, they also make your event open ... more information please contact Laura Akgerman, Ohio AgrAbility & OSU Extension Disability Services ...

  9. Grain C.A.R.T. Scheduling

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2017/announcements/grain-cart-scheduling

    families tied to agriculture in Ohio. The Grain C.A.R.T. (Comprehensive Agricultural Rescue Trailer) was ...

  10. Spring Planting Requires Increased Focus on Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/news/spring-planting-requires-increased-focus-safety

      COLUMBUS, Ohio – Working fast to get crops in to beat incoming weather is just one instance in ... which farmers increase their risk of injury, a safety expert with Ohio State University’s College of ... an Ohio State University Extension agricultural health and safety professional. OSU Extension is the ...

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