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  1. Power Lawn Mowers

    Objective: To be able to operate power lawn mowers according to safety guidelines. Trainer’s Note Safe lawn mowing practices can save lives. Point out the safety devices on the mower. Discuss the importance of leaving shields and stops in place. Demonstrate PPE and lawn mower maintenance. Discuss various lawn mowing accidents and brainstorm about how these incidents could have been prevented. Review the true or false quiz.
  2. Portable Fire Extinguishers

    Objective: To know how to identify the types of fire extinguishers and be able to properly use them. Trainer’s Note
  3. Pesticide-contaminated Clothing Laundering

    Objective: To be able to launder pesticide-contaminated clothing according to safety guidelines. Trainer’s Note Although personal protective equipment (PPE) should be worn when working with pesticides, if clothing does become contaminated with pesticides, it must be laundered separately and properly. This also applies to reusable PPE. Review the true or false quiz.
  4. Nutrients Removed with Harvested Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Grain in Ohio

    The purpose of this fact sheet is to report grain nutrient removal rates in corn, soybean, and wheat in Ohio.
  5. Converting between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate Soil Test Values

    The purpose of this fact sheet is to report the relationships between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate soil test extractants in the Tri-State Region.
  6. Pesticide Exposure

    Objective: To know the types and causes of pesticide exposure and how to prevent exposures. Trainer’s Note
  7. Overhead Electrical Hazards

    Objective: To be able to prevent contact with overhead power supply lines. Trainer’s Note Discuss the hazards of overhead power lines. Suggest methods for avoiding contact with power lines. Address questions concerning power supply lines. Invite a representative from the local power company. Review the true/false quiz.
  8. Personal Eye Protection

    Objective: To learn the proper use and care of eye protection. Trainer’s Note Most eye damage is permanent, therefore, eye protection is vital in hazardous situations. There are a variety of protective devices available for the eyes. Show workers examples of eye protective wear and discuss how and when to use each piece. Let workers examine and try on the eye gear. Review the true or false quiz.
  9. Orchard Ladder Safety

    Objective: To be able to properly use orchard ladders. Trainer’s Note Ask employees to demonstrate using a tripod and extension ladder. Reinforce the proper way to use the ladders. Review the true or false quiz.
  10. No Riders on Farm and Lawn Equipment

    Objective: To know the dangers associated with riders on farm equipment and mowers. Trainer’s Note

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