By Laura Mattimoe, Safety and Health Consultant The first time I heard about Farm Science Review (FSR) was from my son. I was so proud of him. He was the School Farm Manager for the FFA chapter at our local high school. He had grown up on a farm – 90 acres that were planted, … Continue reading Visit our booth at the 2022 Farm Science Review!
By Bruce Loughner, CSP, Technical Safety Resource Consultant The annual Farm Science Review serves as a reminder to protect farm workers from hazards that may lead to injury or death. The event, sponsored by The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Science, focuses on education in the agricultural industry. Whether you plan … Continue reading Agriculture safety means continuous focus on doing the right thing
By Erik Harden, BWC Public Information Officer With nearly 78,000 farms producing $9.3 billion in revenue, Ohio is one of the top five states in the U.S. for agriculture. This robust industry remains a critical component of Ohio’s economy and one of the state’s major industries for employment. It’s also high-hazard work with great potential … Continue reading Talk safety with us at the Farm Science Review
By Erik Harden, BWC Public Information Officer Today through Thursday, our Division of Safety & Hygiene will once again have a presence at the Farm Science Review. For the third straight year, we’ll have a booth at this annual event hosted by The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. Preparing for the … Continue reading Ag safety means a continuous focus on doing the right things
By Erik Harden, BWC Public Information Officer Today is the first day of spring! And, fittingly, it’s also National Ag Day in the U.S. The Agriculture Council of America started National Ag Day 45 years ago to recognize and celebrate the contribution of agriculture in our everyday lives. National Ag Day also encourages all of … Continue reading Protecting Ohioans on National Ag Day and every day
By Erik Harden, BWC Public Information Officer Agriculture has always been a critical component of Ohio’s economy and one of the state’s major industries for employment. According to the National Safety Council, agriculture is also the most hazardous industry in the country. Each day, almost 100 agriculture workers in the U.S. suffer a lost-time work … Continue reading Protecting Ohioans in agriculture