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  1. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    Sweating is obviously an important safety function, but it also uses the same water that our bodies need to ... dehydration and stay healthy this summer. Consider the following tips: Keep water on hand. You are more likely ... water going out, it is easy to become dehydrated if we aren’t putting enough fluid back into our bodies. ...

  2. 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 ... a daily maintenance plan during the harvest period.  Keeping machinery well maintained plays a large role ... when needed leads to a helpless feeling of watching one of your most expensive pieces of equipment go ...

  3. 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 ... there are steps we can take to protect our skin while we go about our daily tasks: Check the local UV ...

  4. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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

    pathogens can be either bacterial, viral, or parasitic.  How can they spread? The Centers for Disease ... have been contaminated. Examples include aquarium tank water, pat habitats, chicken coops, barns, ... plants, soil, and pet food/water bowls. Vector-borne – Being bitten by a tick, mosquito, or flea. ...

  5. Manure Pit Safety

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

    keep a safe distance away and pull them to safety should the need arise.  The second person can also ... well as the animals, to keep them from being fatally exposed to gases.  Think ahead to the process, ... communication helps reduce the risk and keep everyone safe. Manure pit gases are the biggest concern for health ...

  6. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    through age 18 and offers details about how children develop, common causes of injury or death for each ... providing a written set of safe job-task steps for children before the job is performed” (Murphy, 2014).  ... When used correctly, a JSA form will remind children and the parents how to do the work correctly and ...

  7. 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

    How to ask the question in a variety of ways “are you thinking about dying?” is taught during this ... the community can take to gain knowledge on how to help those struggling in a potential mental health ... professionals use to help someone in an immediate mental health crisis. QPR is a training of a three-step ...

  8. 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

    plenty of water (8 ounces every 15-30 minutes) and stay hydrated even if you are just operating ... information and safety steps you can go to  https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59126  and  ...

  9. Balancing Your Health and the Spring To-Do List

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/balancing-your-health-and-spring-do-list

    water. Keep your food clean-- pack washing material such as cloths, soap, and water to clean hands before ... about taking care of their health and wellness. Here are a few steps you can take this spring to stay ... can lead to stress on the farm. Farmers and farm workers need to learn the signs of stress. Some key ...

  10. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    escort vehicles in both the front and rear may increase visibility and keep the operator in communication ... one of the few enjoyable and acceptable activities we can do for around a year now.  We need to enjoy ...

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