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  1. National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/national-farm-safety-and-health-week-2021

    setting a pace that includes doing things safely can save lives. Put safety first! Talk with your ... https://www.necasag.org/media/necas/documents/NFSHW-2021-Webinar-Promotional-Flyer.PDF. Have a happy, healthy, safe fall harvest! ...

  2. Safe Handling of Livestock on the Farm and at the Show

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safe-handling-livestock-farm-and-show

    livestock, and new facilities can make livestock feel threatened and stressed.  Steps For Safe Handling The ... water, barn space, and handlers can create a lot of stress. When livestock are stressed, they can react ... are as follows: Keep herds together- when herd animals are separated from one other, they can become ...

  3. It’s Time to Break Down the Stigma

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/it%E2%80%99s-time-break-down-stigma

    that exact reason it is important to talk about suicide, and how can we support those going through ... a mental health challenge in effort to prevent a future suicide.  How is this affecting our community? The ... in your area. Seek out education on how to support others that may be walking through challenging ...

  4. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    dehydration and stay healthy this summer. Consider the following tips: Keep water on hand. You are more likely ... to drink water if it is easy to access. If you’re working in the shop or barn, fill a large water jug ... a visible area, or use another effective method to remind yourself to stop and get a drink.  Limit sodium. ...

  5. Hay Baler Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/hay-baler-safety

    Mark Badertscher, OSU Extension, Hardin County ANR Educator Operating a hay baler safely is ... with limited time. Therefore, operators must always work safely as no hay or straw crop is worth injury ... cause considerable harm if not serviced or operated safely. Knives, belts, power take-off (PTO) shafts, ...

  6. Stay Safe Watching Aerial Applications Over Farm Fields

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-safe-watching-aerial-applications-over

    important to respect the work zone. Here are a few recommendations for safely watching aerial applicators. ... Stay a safe distance away from the field where the aircraft is working. Do not stand on the edge of the ... safety. Do not stop on a road – pull your vehicle over to the side of the road and use warning flashers. ...

  7. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

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

    help keep you safe while making your property a showplace! Check and Maintain Equipment Follow an ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Manure Pit Safety

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

    communication helps reduce the risk and keep everyone safe. Manure pit gases are the biggest concern for health ... keep a safe distance away and pull them to safety should the need arise.  The second person can also ... you go through daily tasks, will reduce risks, and keep people and animals safe. Denny Riethman, ANR ...

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