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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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

    can lead to stress on the farm. Farmers and farm workers need to learn the signs of stress. Some key ... get out of the tractor and stretch throughout the day. Pack a Healthy Lunch for the Field Just because ... you are working in the field does not mean you cannot have a healthy meal. Your lunch should provide ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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

    resulting dehydration can lead to heat exhaustion symptoms which may include headache, light-headedness or ...

  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

    Bridget Britton, Extension Field Specialist, Behavioral Health The month of May helps us to be ...

  7. 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, ...

  8. 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 ... fields dry, tractors will be operating in full force across the corn belt to get crops planted. With ... today’s agricultural equipment, every pass in the field may mean numerous levers, toggle switches, and ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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