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  1. Proper Use of Ladders

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59179

    the safe use ladders that are used primarily for construction and/or maintenance jobs. Trainer’s Note ... ladder is best suited for the task at hand and how to appropriately use it. Inspection Checklist for ... for potential dangers before using. Keep your body centered between the rails of the ladder. Always ...

  2. Preventing Lifting and Overexertion Injuries

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591103

    a destination. Test the load to ensure that it can be safely carried. Know the limits! If the load is too heavy, ...   Guidelines for Safe Lifting Get a good grip. Grasp the load firmly. Use gloves if they allow for a better ... Keep it close. Grasp the load firmly and lift towards the belt buckle. Hold the load close to the body ...

  3. Power Take-Off (PTO) Shielding for Trainers and Supervisors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892240

    this module: Review the information below on how to use power take-off shielding safely. Point out the ... Natural Resources 06/11/2018 Agricultural Safety and Health Program Objective: Use safe practices with ... damaged. For more information, refer to the Tailgate Safety Training module Safe Use of the Power Take-off ...

  4. Rural Transportation Programs and Their Benefits

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-1575

    a bus follows a schedule at designated passenger stops. Another is point deviated fixed-route service ... where a bus follows a schedule and defined stops like a fixed route but can “deviate” from a stop up to ...

  5. Drinking Water Regulations

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-423

    this, the United States Congress first passed the Safe Drinking Water Act in 1974. The act charged the ... ultimately responsible for providing safe water and complying with the regulations. Drinking Water Standards ... The Safe Drinking Water Act sets requirements for treatment, monitoring and reporting by public water ...

  6. Skin Irritants and Allergens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59145

    hazards that can occur when solvents and acids come in contact with the skin, and to know how to prevent ... and oils from the skin. When this occurs, water is also lost, and the skin becomes cracked and dry. On ... and solvents are example of irritants. Water Detergents Poison ivy Animal waste The following chart ...

  7. Safe Use of Hand Pallet Trucks and Electric Carts

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-892259

    below on how to use hand pallet trucks safely. Lead a discussion to help workers apply the information ... electric carts safely in the workplace. Trainer’s Note Hand pallet trucks and electric carts make moving ... materials easy. But they need to be used safely to avoid injuries. For this module: Review the information ...

  8. Protecting Pollinators While Using Pesticides

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-68

    to water sources, including puddles where pollinators may drink. Use a coarse spray with larger ... directly to water. Prevent runoff. Do not apply when nearby weeds or other plants are in bloom ... a diversity of flowering plants that bloom at various times throughout the year.  In some situations, ...

  9. Phosphorus Nutrient Management for Yield and Reduced P Loss at Edge of Field

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-509

    erosion from concentrated water flows leaving a field. Use grassed areas, conservation tillage, and cover ... loss is low with flexibility to delay application one (or more) growing seasons, if needed. WATER ... nutrients. WATER QUALITY —The risk of P loss increases with STP values over 40 PPM, with greater risk after ...

  10. Soil Acidity and Liming for Agronomic Production

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/AGF-505-07

    of 4 inches. Soil water content and resulting salt concentration at the time of soil sampling can ... capacity of the soil must be measured. Buffer pH measurement reveals how much potential acidity needs to be ... 5.3 1 Birdsfoot trefoil soils should be limed to pH 6.0. How Lime Works Figure 2. Generalized reaction ...

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