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  1. Pharmaceutical Waste, National Drug Take Back Campaign

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/pharmaceutical-waste-national-drug-take-back

    _Info_She.pdf https://www.grandlakehealth.org/about-us/outreach-programs/drug-take-back.html     ... of drop-off days. The DEA website helps identify other drop-off locations across the US and is  ... takebackday.dea.gov. Locally contact your local Solid Waste Management District or your local Sheriff’s Office for locations.  ...

  2. Did you know Ohio ranks 4th in the U.S. for combine fires?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/did-you-know-ohio-ranks-4th-us-combine-fires

    inactive over the spring months, a team of Ohio State University students are thinking about fire hazards ... Agricultural Systems Management students are seeking input from owners and operators of farm machinery. The ... a combine or corn picker, please help them learn more about your fire prevention practices by completing ...

  3. Spring Pesticide Safety Reminders

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/spring-pesticide-safety-reminders

    exit to the field while spraying.    Mixing and loading in the field?  Make sure you have soap, water, ...

  4. Severe Weather on the Farm

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/severe-weather-farm

    weather awareness is an old topic that sometimes needs a reminder. Getting caught in the middle of a field ... March 21-27, 2021 as Ohio’s Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week. Many of us saw pictures of the ... fields dry, tractors will be operating in full force across the corn belt to get crops planted. With ...

  5. Roadway Transport Safety of Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks

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

    rolling to the fields, roadway safety becomes a priority. This is a review of Ohio’s regulations to ...

  6. 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 ... respiratory system. Some simple suggestions when working with anhydrous ammonia in the field include:- Always ... repairs or adjustments in the field. - Ensure that a set of personal protective equipment is located in ...

  7. Springtime on Rural Roads

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/springtime-rural-roads

    for upcoming farm and field drives where the operator may be turning before attempting to pass.  If ...

  8. Vomitoxin in Corn Grain Bins

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/vomitoxin-corn-grain-bins

    vomitoxin. Some localized areas of Ohio experienced fields with Gibberella ear rot (GER) that was more than ... particles and the amount of dust in the grain lot.  In the fall, it is recommended that fields with ear rot ... problems should be harvested as soon as possible and handled separately from healthy fields, even if it ...

  9. Is it pandemic fatigue, winter blues, or Seasonal affective disorder?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/it-pandemic-fatigue-winter-blues

    feel like doing it. The good news is that the shortest day of the year is behind us, and we are getting ... type of depression, and it can be managed and treated. Treatments include medication, light therapy, ... manage your SAD symptoms. A list of county-level  Mental Health Resource Guides is available at the OSU ...

  10. Pull the Strings Before Working Around the Bin

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/pull-strings-working-around-bin

    don’t think about these strings being a hazard, but they can cause severe injury or even death if ...

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