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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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

    the sun. Here are some tips to stay safe and healthy while making hay in 2021. Pace Yourself The hay ... rather than trying to harvest the whole crop in one week. Protect yourself It is a good practice to drink ... plenty of water (8 ounces every 15-30 minutes) and stay hydrated even if you are just operating ...

  3. Summer Days Ahead: Don’t Ignore Heat Stress!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/summer-days-ahead-don%E2%80%99t-ignore-heat-stress

    possible and give them cool water to drink, in small amounts, but as much as they can drink.  Loosen or ... the person’s body with cool water or apply wet towels; change the towels frequently to keep them cool. ... danger signs of heat stress.    The following measures can lower the risk of heat-related illness: Drink ...

  4. 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

    Pack a lunch box or bag with a cold pack to help keep cold foods safe. Avoid mayonnaise, salad ... water. Keep your food clean-- pack washing material such as cloths, soap, and water to clean hands before ... Remember to take time to eat and drink. Set a goal for the day and complete one job at a time. Remember to ...

  5. Working Safely with Anhydrous Ammonia

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

    with the safe use of the product, understand the potential for injury and know how to respond to an ... seeks out water. And because of the strong odor, inhaling anhydrous ammonia can irritate the lungs and ... have water readily available. This should include a squirt bottle of water with you and 5 gallons of ...

  6. 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

    the community can take to gain knowledge on how to help those struggling in a potential mental health ... How to ask the question in a variety of ways “are you thinking about dying?” is taught during this ... tactics for help. Sharing how much they are loved and cared for by either you or someone (if they are ...

  7. Teaching Youth to be Safe Around Livestock

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/teaching-youth-be-safe-around-livestock

    handling safety is keeping equipment and facilities in proper working order.  Using Your Quiet Voice  Did ... voices will aid in keeping livestock at ease.  Recognize the Signs of Aggression/Fear  It is natural for ...

  8. 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 ... , and paper towels available to you to wash up before smoking, drinking, eating, or using ... their labels?  Take steps now to fix those problems and remember: NEVER USE A FOOD OR DRINK STORAGE ...

  9. 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

    can contribute to water contamination and may cause harm to aquatic life. To safely dispose of ...

  10. Safe Measures Around the Post-Hole Digger = More Fence Built This Spring

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safe-measures-around-post-hole-digger-more

    bolts.   Safe Operation Steps Call 811 to locate buried utilities before digging. Clear obstructions such ...

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