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

Agricultural Safety and Health Program

Ohio State University Extension

AgrAbility Educational Programs

To help prevent back injuries for farmers and gardeners, Ohio AgrAbility will be presenting “Oh My Aching Back” presentations throughout the state. The 45-min presentation will focus on back strain and give tips and information for preventing back injuries for both the young and older farmers and gardeners.

 

The program objectives are to:

1. Identify the 3 types of back injuries

2. Demonstrate proper lifting and work practices to prevent back strain

3. Learn how various products incorporate Universal Design and Assistive Technology features to make the chores easier

 

Other popular program sessions offered by the AgrAbility Program include:

“AgrAbility and Universal Design: How we can help Ohio farmers”

Table Top display: The Ohio AgrAbility Program

 

For more information and to schedule a presentation contact Andy Bauer, Educational Program Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility at bauer.528@osu.edu or (614) 247-7681. For more information about the Ohio AgrAbility Program visit agrability.osu.edu