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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

    Farm Safety Yields Real Results September 19-25, 2021 National Farm Safety and Health Week is ... a time to turn the spotlight on far too overlooked practices in agriculture. Safety and health always ... tax laws and carbon credits all seem to steal the thunder and the daily headlines, but farm safety ...

  2. 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

    Prevention Month, and with that comes the opportunity to raise awareness to help prevent even one more ... agricultural community is  1.5 times  more likely to die by suicide than any other population in the United ... States according to a CDC study published in 2017. Suicides are up by over 40% in the last 20 years ...

  3. 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

    farm, it is important to remember the following livestock handling safety steps. Livestock Are Not Pets ... environment such as a fairgrounds or new farm. New conditions such as noise, different people, other ... water, barn space, and handlers can create a lot of stress. When livestock are stressed, they can react ...

  4. Connection Café: Exploring the Dimensions of Wellness

    https://pickaway.osu.edu/news/connections-caf%C3%A9-exploring-dimensions-wellness

    The Ohio State Extension Family and Consumer Sciences team has a new 4 part webinar series titled, ...

  5. Confined Space

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/program-areas/confined-space

    Spaces FARM Workforce Development Safety Reference Manual 2019 Liquid Manure fact sheet Manure Pit ...

  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

    Gigi Neal, ANR Educator Clermont County and Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety ... Leader Many times, we see an airplane or helicopter going over head and it catches our attention to look ... fertilizers and pesticides. Aerial applications, also known as crop dusting, is common in Ohio. It is ...

  7. Hay Baler Safety

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

    a concern. Because changing weather conditions can quickly lower hay and straw quality, baling is often done ... with limited time. Therefore, operators must always work safely as no hay or straw crop is worth injury ... or death. Careless operation that saves time but injures workers is never a good option. Balers can ...

  8. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    All the time spent on the farm watching parents feed the cattle and work the ground really motivates ... thumb is “one seat one rider.” Supervise all children. Do not leave them alone on the farm or ranch. ... participate in local farm and ranch safety activities.  Developmental Stages An article by Penn State ...

  9. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

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

    farm chores are complete, for many farmers this means cleaning up overgrown pastures, buffer strips, ... topography and in many areas of Ohio this involves steep slopes. Some ways to avoid equipment rollover ... the points of adjustment. Add weight to the front and rear end of the tractor to improve balance and ...

  10. 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

    pre-planning for fire emergencies.  Ohio ranks fourth in the nation for combine fires. Other states leading the ... Wayne Dellinger, ANR Educator Union County and Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety ... Leader Weather conditions have helped Ohio wheat fields mature – but these same conditions can lead to an ...

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