Ohio State University Extension http://agsafety.osu.edu

Agricultural Safety and Health Program

Ohio State University Extension

Dr. Dee Jepsen

Assistant Professor

State Agricultural Safety Leader
Department of Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering,
The Ohio State University

Office:The Ohio State University Agricultural Engineering Building
590 Woody Hayes Drive, Room 262 Columbus, Ohio 43210
E-mail: jepsen.4@osu.edu
Telephone: (614) 292-6008, Fax: (614) 292-9448

Areas Of Interest

* Agricultural Safety for Children and Farm Families
* Disaster Preparedness and Recovery
* Tractor Certification
* Safety on Rural Roads
* Formal and Non-Formal Curriculum Design

Academic Instruction

* Agricultural Systems Management (ASM) 600 - Graduate and Undergraduate - Agricultural safety and health practices, strategies, and methods for management

Organizations & Professional Contributions

* International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health
* American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
* American Society of Safety Engineers
* National Safety Council
* Extension Disaster Education Network
* AgrAbility State Project
* Ohio Association of Extension Professionals

Degrees & Certifications

* Ph.D. Human and Communty Resource Development, minor in Public Health
* M.S. Agricultural Education
* B.S. Animal Sciences
* A.S. Livestock Production
* Spirometry Certification, NIOSH accredited
* First Aid and CPR Certification, NSC accredited
* Trained to instruct Respirator Fit Test programs
* General Industrial Hygiene Courses in Noise, Dust, Vapors, and Particulates

Honors & Awards

* James D. Utzinger Extension Teaching Award, 2007
* Sigma Epsilon, Ohio IOTA Chapter, Honorary Member, 2006
* FABE Outstanding Staff Award, 2002
* Excellence in Extension Award, 2000
* National Safety Council, Youth Activities Award of Merit, 2000
* ASAE Blue Ribbon Awards: 2010 Publication, 2000 Publication, 1998 Publication, 1998 Computer Program, 1998 Instructive Display
* Epsilon Sigma Phi Extension Fraternity, Tools for Teaching Awards:
       2010- First Place Social Media, OSU AgSafety & Health Facebook page
       2009- First Place State Newsletter, AgS.T.A.T. (Safe Tactics for Agriculture Today)
       2009- Third Place Publication, Safe Operation of Utility Type Vehicles (UTV)
       2005- First Place Television Production, Workers Comp Quarterly: Ag. Safety Series
       2004- Second Place Publication, Preventing Thefts of Anhydrous Ammonia
       1997- First Place Team Teaching, Farm Safety Round-Ups
       1997- Honorable Mention Publications, Child Safety Fact Sheet Series