Ag Safety STAT: September 2015

Ag Safety S.T.A.T. – Safe Tactics for Ag Today is an electronic newsletter prepared by team members from the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety & Health Office. The goal is to provide seasonal safety news and activities that may be re-published in your own newsletters or programs. If you have safety-related questions or program ideas that you would like to share, please contact Dee Jepsen at
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  1. “Ag Safety is Not Just a Slogan, It’s a Lifestyle” is the theme for the 2015 National Farm Safety and Health Week, observed September 20-26. The theme reminds local and rural communities that agriculture is one of the most dangerous industries in the U.S.  This industry, which includes farming,

  2. The Grain C.A.R.T. program received a Blue Ribbon Award this past summer at the annual meeting of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE).  This award is similar to NACAA or our OSU Epsilon Sigma Phi Teaching Awards where applications are submitted to different

  3. Interested in having the Grain C.A.R.T. come to your area? An OSU Extension in-service will be offered for all OSU educators (of any program area) during the 2015 Farm Science Review.

Injury Prevention

  1. By Kent McGuire – OSU Ag Safety and Health Coordinator: 

    As we head into fall and look forward to harvest season, consider safety as part of your harvest planning process. It is a time that involves the use of multiple pieces of farm equipment working simultaneously, to

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