Objective: To know how to correctly use jacks for equipment repairs.
Serious crushing injuries can result from the improper use of jacks. Demonstrate the correct way to use a jack when working on equipment. Let teams of workers practice the correct method for using a jack with various pieces of equipment. Review the true or false quiz.
Objective: To know the hazards that could occur from working with hydraulic equipment and how to prevent them.
Many farm implements use a hydraulic system. Understanding the system reduces the chances of having an incident. Ask an experienced worker to demonstrate hooking up farm machinery to the hydraulic system on a tractor. Other workers might practice. Review the true or false quiz.
Objective: To be able to safely work with and unplug cutterbar-equipped farm machinery.
Conduct this session in the shop or field. Have harvesting equipment available to demonstrate the proper way to unplug cutters. Review service and maintenance needs. Emphasize that safety must always be the first priority. Review the true or false quiz.
Conversation, togetherness, relationship building, and healthful eating are just a few of the benefits family mealtimes provide. In today’s hectic lifestyle, it can be challenging to bring the family together for a shared meal; however, the benefits may be worth the extra effort.
Objective: To be able to use flammable liquids in a safe manner.
Review the following information with workers. Stress the importance of keeping flammables away from any possible sparking. Encourage workers to discuss situations where sparking flammables was a problem. Review the true or false quiz.
Objective: To be able to safely use power saws, and to prevent injuries.
Hold this session in the shop. Discuss the hazards involved with using power saws and how these hazards can be avoided. Ask the workers why the hazards associated with power saws are often overlooked. Review the true or false quiz.
Septic systems require deep permeable soil of at least 36 inches to treat and safely disperse wastewater onsite. However, in almost 85 percent of Ohio’s land area, the soil is too shallow to seasonal water tables or other limiting conditions. One option for many rural areas is to first treat the wastewater, disinfect it, and then irrigate lawn and landscaping on the lot.