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Ohio AgrAbility

Ohio State University Extension


Ohio AgrAbility Would Like to Conduct an Educational Program in Your Area

Nov. 13, 2015

To help prevent back injuries for farmers and gardeners, Ohio AgrAbility will be presenting “Oh My Aching Back” presentations throughout the state. The 45-min presentation will focus on back strain and give tips and information for preventing back injuries for both the young and older farmers and gardeners.

The program objectives are to:
1. Identify the 3 types of back injuries
2. Demonstrate proper lifting and work practices to prevent back strain
3. Learn how various products incorporate Universal Design and Assistive Technology features to make the chores easier
Other popular program sessions offered by the AgrAbility Program include:
“AgrAbility and Universal Design: How we can help Ohio farmers”
Table Top display: The Ohio AgrAbility Program
For more information and to schedule a presentation contact Andy Bauer, Educational Program Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility at or (614) 247-7681. For more information about the Ohio AgrAbility Program visit