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  1. Pesticide Safety and EPA Worker Protection Standard (WPS)

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/pesticide-safety-and-handling

    apply agricultural pesticides; clean or repair pesticide application equipment; or assist with the ...

  2. Combine Fire Precautions

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/october-2018/emergency-management/combine-fire-precautions

    combine as clean as possible. During harvest, frequently blow dry chaff, leaves and other crop materials ...

  3. Upcoming Events Focused on Preparedness

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/october-2018/emergency-management/upcoming-events-focused-preparedness

    preparedness awareness front. Join in some of the events listed below to help foster readiness in your ... low-scale earthquakes so far this year. It is also good to know earthquake safety in the event you’ve ... Ohio EMA media release here or to register for the event visit https://www.shakeout.org. Flu Season is ...

  4. Protecting Harvested Grains Even More Important This Year Thanks to Drought and Lower Yield Forecasts

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/protecting-harvested-grains-even-more-important-year-thanks-drought-and-lower-yield

    , basically cleaning up from previous years to make sure there isn’t any contaminated grain anywhere in the ... harvesting the grain be cleaned, inspected and repaired several weeks prior to the beginning of the harvest ... should start with sanitizing every piece of equipment used for harvesting, transporting and handling ...

  5. Safety Starts with Housekeeping

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2017/injury-prevention/safety-starts-housekeeping

    Kent McGuire – OSU Ag Safety and Health Coordinator A clean orderly workplace sets the tone for ... used to the fullest extent, however a priority to maintain a clean and orderly workplace in these areas ... keep your agricultural workplace safe and organized. Workstations / workbenches are clean and free of ...

  6. Check Your First Aid Kits

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/august-2017/injury-prevention/check-your-first-aid-kits

    can help you respond effectively to common injuries and emergencies. Basic items in a first aid kit ... sanitizer, and small splints. If any of the items have an expiration date, make sure to replace items that ...

  7. Petroleum, Fertilizer, and Pesticide Spill Response

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/petroleum-fertilizer-spill-response

    must be contained and cleaned up in a safe and effective manner. Spills that affect or threaten public ... containing the spill and cleaning up the spilled substance. Any response by employees should be conducted ... evacuation routes. If employees are to participate in the remediation (i.e., spill clean up, etc.), those ...

  8. ‘Tis the Season for Funnel Clouds

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/may-2018/emergency-management/%E2%80%98tis-season-funnel-clouds

    information and preparedness tips to increase understanding of weather events and facilitate response. ... with family and employees. Sign up for community notifications. Ensure there are basic supplies on hand ...

  9. Identifying Agricultural Workplace Hazards

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/august-2018/injury-prevention/identifying-agricultural-workplace-hazards

    proper actions required to fix a hazard. If immediate action can be taken, such as cleaning up spills, ...

  10. On-Farm Grain Storage Facility Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2018/injury-prevention/farm-grain-storage-facility-safety

    specific equipment in the event of an emergency. Lockout/tagout procedures should be developed for all ...

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