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  1. Septic System Care and Maintenance 

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-740-0

    and Biological Engineering Brian Slater, Associate Professor, Environment and Natural Resources Homes ... system. Systems are designed to handle 50–60 gallons per person per day of household sewage for ... per year to a yard. This is in addition to the 40 inches per year of normal precipitation in Ohio ...

  2. Converting between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate Soil Test Values

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-75

    producers are able to convert back and forth from these different extractants. To determine the ... Mullen, R. (2007). “Understanding Soil Tests for Plant-Available Phosphorus.” Ext. 3373. Ohio State ... relationships between Mehlich-3, Bray P, and Ammonium Acetate soil test extractants in the Tri-State Region. ...

  3. Why Do Septic Systems Malfunction? 

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-741

    Engineering Brian Slater, Associate Professor, School of Environment and Natural Resources Peg Cashell, ... into the home. Other failures are not always apparent, however, and can result in untreated wastewater ... system is creating a public health concern. Malfunction or Failure? Systems that are not functioning ...

  4. Nutrients Removed with Harvested Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Grain in Ohio

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-74

    in Ohio From 2014-2018, we conducted over 300 on-farm fertilizer trials with the ultimate goal of ... updating the Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations. We conducted nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and sulfur ... Table 1. If these rates (pound of nutrient per bushel grain) are multiplied by a typical harvest, we can ...

  5. Communication Strategies to Support a Family Member with Diabetes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5322

    about what is important in life. Start with “who, what, where, why, when…” An example: “What are you ... motivating them to change towards healthier behaviors. The six stages are: Precontemplation: Family member ... the case, family members without diabetes might feel as if they are the ones “pulling” for the ...

  6. Preventing Falls

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    hazards and prevent falls. Trainer’s Note Falls happen quickly and are unexpected. Discuss problematic ... Always maintain three points of contact. Always face the ladder. Scaffolding Scaffolds are temporary, ... and toe boards. Guardrails are a barrier secured to uprights and erected along the exposed sides and ...

  7. Introduction To Agricultural Safety

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-5910

    most hazardous occupations in the United States. The majority of agricultural fatalities involve some ... lost while you are recovering, medical and rehabilitation bills will begin to add up, and, worst of ... people their lives.      Safety is everyone’s responsibility. It is up to everyone associated with the ...

  8. No Riders on Farm and Lawn Equipment

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59117

    associated with riders on farm equipment and mowers. Trainer’s Note Riders on any power equipment are ... perceptive need to carry a rider are: advanced planning of work tasks, using safety management techniques to ... are young children and account for the largest number of fatalities. Remember: Only one person is ...

  9. Portable Fire Extinguishers

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    units inspected annually by state certified individual. Inspection Procedure Are all extinguishers in ... types of fire extinguishers and be able to properly use them. Trainer’s Note All fires are not the same. ... be extinguished and the contained extinguishing agent. Combination extinguishers are suitable for ...

  10. Material Handling Devices

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59174

    move machinery parts as well as potted plants and produce. Review the true or false quiz. Background ... Hand Trucks Wheelbarrows, dolly trucks, and two-wheeled hand trucks are all hand trucks. Two-wheeled ... brakes. Conveyors Generally, conveyors used in industry are roller, belt, screw, bucket, chain, overhead ...

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