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  1. Don’t let arthritis or chronic pain stop you from gardening: Choosing the right tools and equipment

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/july-2017/ohio-agrability/don%E2%80%99t-let-arthritis-or-chronic-pain-stop-you

    choosing tools, consider your strengths, and your limits. If you have trouble kneeling, bending, or ... or weakness, look for ergonomic tools which allow your hands and arms to stay in a neutral position, ... and require little grip strength to use. There are many attachments and add-ons which can convert your ...

  2. Educational Resources

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/resources

    subject matter for "farm safety programs" can be a major undertaking if your focus is not ...

  3. Add Safety to your Program!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/announcements/add-safety-your-program

    to those outreach efforts like a Farm Safety Day Camp, Ag Awareness, Farmers Breakfast, FFA events ... , county fairs, school programming? If so, check out what resources OSUE Ag Safety and Health group was ... waiting for you! Your outreach efforts can provide youth an opportunity to learn about agricultural ...

  4. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Fitness for Farm Life – Two Stretches for Harvest Season

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2019/ohio-agrability-action-fitness-farm-life-%E2%80%93-two-stretches

    these stretches to loosen up your neck and shoulders. Shoulder Circle Shrugs Start either in a standing ... or seated position, sitting upright and hands to your sides. Begin by moving your shoulders forward, ... with your shoulders down and back, and shrug forward. Repeat 10 times. Neck stretches Start either in ...

  5. Don’t let arthritis or chronic pain stop you from gardening: Garden carts, rolling work seats and storage

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/august-2017/ohio-agrability/don%E2%80%99t-let-arthritis-or-chronic-pain-stop-you

    Laura Akgerman – Disability Services Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility Getting your tools and ... to the garden in one trip, but that is an easy way to aggravate your arthritis, overexert yourself, ... easier and safer to transport your supplies, work in the garden, and store your tools. This article ...

  6. Emergency Management Planning and Education

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/emergency-management

    and to cope with these events should they occur. Disaster can strike at any time. It is our hope the ... following pages will assist in you in your pre- planning and recovery efforts. If you are visiting our site ... for Ohio State University Extension Personnel Map of Ohio Counties Impacted by Nuclear Suggested ...

  7. Safety Ideas within your Tax Bracket

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2015/injury-prevention/safety-ideas-within-your-tax-bracket

    in a safer place, and improve your position for taxable income. It’s not just your financial ... protective guards to mobile and stationary equipment, and making lighting improvement to barns and ... and improve fuel efficiency. Other farm improvement capital investments may be to the farm shop’s ...

  8. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT – Fire Extinguishers on the Farm

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/fire-safety-edition/emergency-management-%E2%80%93-fire-extinguishers-farm

    extinguishers and the location on your farm property. If you come up empty, it is time to do something about the ... safety of your property. Consider placing extinguishers in the shop, barns, equipment cabs and on the ... your farm operation. Start by installing fire extinguishers. For more help deciding what type of fire ...

  9. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Ohio AgrAbility workshops and exhibits at the 2018 Farm Science Review

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/september-2018/ohio-agrability/ohio-agrability-action-ohio-agrability

    about modifications (high-tech & DIY) that you can use to make your vehicle safer & maintain ... your mobility Farm and Equipment Modification, Sept. 18 and Sept. 20 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. High tech, ... your solutions, or ask for suggestions for updating and modifying your equipment and farm buildings. ...

  10. Extension Emergency Policy and Operations

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    at the county level much of OSU Extension’s activity in the event of a nuclear or natural disaster ... Emergency Policy and Operations for Ohio State University Extension Personnel State and County ... Responsibilities in the Event of National Security, Technological and Other Emergencies, and Natural Disasters ...

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