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  1. Petroleum, Fertilizer, and Pesticide Spill Response

    https://safety-dev.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/cfaes-safety-program/petroleum-fertilizer-and-pesticide-spill-response

    for spill prevention and containment. Agricultural equipment poses an additional risk of a spill ... employees of agricultural operations should be trained to identify an emergency response incident (i.e., ... equipment to use as well as when and how to use it. Resources: CFAES Agricultural Spill Prevention & ...

  2. Hearing Conservation Program

    https://safety-dev.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/cfaes-safety-program/hearing-conservation-program

    Common agricultural noise level exposures can range dramaticaly as seen in the following chart: Employers ... average over an 8-hour day. OSHA's permissible exposure limit (PEL) for noise is 90 A-weighted ... decibels (dBA) for all workers for an 8-hour day. The OSHA standard uses a 5 dBA exchange rate meaning, ...

  3. CFAES Trenching and Excavation Safety

    https://safety-dev.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/cfaes-safety-program/cfaes-trenching-and-excavation-safety

    Excavations, Trenching and Shoring standards (OSHA 29CFR 1926.650, 651 and 652) An excavation is defined as any ... man-made cut, cavity, trench, or depression in an earth surface, formed by earth removal. This does not ... include agricultural field preparation that disturbs the soil at the surface or subsoil tillage at a depth ...

  4. Confined Space Program & Grain Handling Safety

    https://safety-dev.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/cfaes-safety-program/confined-space-program-grain-handling-safety

    space can be identified as any space found in an agricultural workplace that: – was not designated or ... hazard.   Agricultural settings can have offer their own uique confined spaces. An agricultural confined ... Regulations, Standard Number 1910.146. An important component of the Confined Space Program is the requirement ...

  5. Extended Drydown in Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2020-36/extended-drydown-corn

    As fall is progressing, crop harvest is also occurring throughout the state. However, many ... weather progression compared to that of 2018 at the Western Agricultural Research Station, specifically ... dropped as well. In 2020, rainfall in June-September was substantially less than in 2018. As a result, the ...

  6. OSU Fume Hood Program

    https://safety-dev.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/cfaes-safety-program/lab-safety-chemical-and-biological-labs/osu-fume-hood-program

    referred to as a snorkel orelephant trunk is an engineering control used to capture low risk airborne ... by providing an enclosed work area or barrier between the user and the hazardous material. If the ... Office online at http://ehs.osu.edu/OccHealthSafety/default.aspx or by phone at (614) 292-1284. ...

  7. Gypsum as an Agricultural Amendment

    https://extensionpubs.osu.edu/gypsum-as-an-agricultural-amendment/

    Gypsum as an Agricultural Amendment The purpose of this management guide is to provide general ... producers and marketers. https://extensionpubs.osu.edu/gypsum-as-an-agricultural-amendment/ 1600849794 ... information about gypsum, especially FGD gypsum, as a soil amendment in Ohio as well as other places where FGD ...

  8. Job Hazard Analysis

    https://safety-dev.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/cfaes-safety-program/job-hazard-analysis

    not sufficient to control exposure to the hazard(s). Examples of recognized agricultural hazards ... Environmental Health and Safety Office online at http://ehs.osu.edu/OccHealthSafety/default.aspx or by phone at ...

  9. Chemical & Universal Waste Program

    https://safety-dev.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/cfaes-safety-program/chemical-universal-waste-program

    spill residue? If you answered yes to any of the questions above, then your waste is classified as ... a hazardous waste as defined by EPA and must be disposed of through EHS in accordance with current ... includes batteries, lamps, mercury containing equipment, pesticides, as well as ballasts and thermostats. ...

  10. Hazard Communication Program and Globally Harmonized System (GHS)

    https://safety-dev.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/cfaes-safety-program/hazard-communication-program-and-globally-harmonized-system-ghs

    Public Employment Risk Reduction Program (PERRP) [Ohio House Bill 308 an Act] and the Occupational Safety ... valid evidence that it is a combustible liquid, a compressed gas, explosive, flammable, an organic ... peroxide, an oxidizer, pyrophoric, unstable (reactive) or water-reactive.   “Health hazard” means a chemical ...

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