Building an Emergency Kit for Farm or Home Transportation

Lisa Pfeifer – OSU Ag Safety and Health Education Coordinator

Get a jump on inclement weather and stock a road emergency kit for all vehicles now. Many of the useful items you may find you already have on hand.

  • Jumper cables
  • First aid kit – take note to add a small supply of any necessary prescription medications
  • Cell phone – remember a charger and backup battery pack too
  • Local maps
  • Flashlight and some extra batteries
  • Food and water – energy bars and bottled water take little space, yet can be vital if you become stranded
  • Hats and gloves
  • Wool blanket
  • Ice scraper
  • Shovel
  • Pen and paper
  • Duct tape – can be utilized for many temporary holds/repairs
  • Matches in a waterproof container

For more information about OSU Ag Safety, visit or contact Lisa Pfeifer, OSU Agricultural Safety & Health, at or 614-292-9455.