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  1. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safely-keeping-farm-clean-cut

    grassy waterways, and roadside ditches. Mowing road banks or field edges is a good practice to help ... Aware of your Environment First walk unfamiliar fields or areas to help avoid accidents or damage to ...

  2. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/keeping-next-generation-safe

    (2014) “About every three days a child on a U.S. farm dies from an agriculture-related incident. Every ... morning walking the fields with dad and the dog. The sun is just coming up over the trees as you check the ... day some 38 children are injured on a U.S. farm…Vehicles and machinery account for 73 percent of the ...

  3. Stay Hydrated this Summer

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-hydrated-summer

    a story about the summers he spent helping bale hay at his uncle’s farm. He and his cousins would spend ... ask any number of questions, including, “Weren’t you worried about dehydration?!” Working outside in ...

  4. Take Action Against Combine and Field Fires

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/take-action-against-combine-and-field-fires

    Leader Weather conditions have helped Ohio wheat fields mature – but these same conditions can lead to an ... increase in fires to combine harvesters and crop fields. Unintentional fires are never an enjoyable event. ... residue makes a ready source for rapid combustion to occur when the machine is operated in the field ...

  5. Staying Safe in the Sun

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/staying-safe-sun

    stop to think about how amazing the sun is? It is a star that is tens of millions of miles away from ... an important role in the hydrological cycle that provides us with water and the process of ... cancer than the general population due simply to the nature of their work. While that is a grim fact ...

  6. Manure Pit Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/manure-pit-safety

    importance of reminding operators and applicators of following safety precautions when working around manure ... pits.  Planning ahead, developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), ensuring everyone is trained, and good ... applicators and individuals working around the barn and confined spaces are recommended to be equipped with ...

  7. Working Safely with Anhydrous Ammonia

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/working-safely-anhydrous-ammonia

    emergency. There are several hazards associated to working with anhydrous ammonia in the field. One hazard is that ... well maintained, equipment becomes damaged, or workers are not trained to follow exact procedures. ... respiratory system. Some simple suggestions when working with anhydrous ammonia in the field include:- Always ...

  8. One Question Could Save Someone’s Life

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/one-question-could-save-someone%E2%80%99s-life

    professional. Interested in learning more about QPR or attending the training yourself? You can join us ... Bridget Britton, Extension Field Specialist, Behavioral Health The month of May helps us to be ... professional this may be helpful to those silently struggling? Read on to learn more about a training anyone in ...

  9. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/can-animals-spread-disease-humans

    https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/zoonoses. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2017, July 14).  Zoonotic Diseases. Centers for ...

  10. Stay Safe Making Hay When the Sun Shines

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-safe-making-hay-when-sun-shines

    different types of equipment, long hours spent in the field, exposure to dust, and numerous hours exposed to ... extinguisher attached to the baler. Wear heavy gloves when handling small square bales. Be aware of field ... workers and use proper hand signals to communicate in the field. Have a first aid kit on hand. For more ...

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