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  1. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    a story about the summers he spent helping bale hay at his uncle’s farm. He and his cousins would spend ... Sweating is obviously an important safety function, but it also uses the same water that our bodies need to ... water going out, it is easy to become dehydrated if we aren’t putting enough fluid back into our bodies. ...

  2. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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

    What are some ways to help prevent the spread? The AgriSafe Network states that farmers, farm ... Control and Prevention (CDC, 2017) states that it is important to be aware of the common ways people can ... have been contaminated. Examples include aquarium tank water, pat habitats, chicken coops, barns, ...

  3. Links

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    OFBF-Ohio Farm Bureau Federation ... Extension Sites Colorado State University Cornell University Iowa State University Penn State ... Health and Safety National Farm Medicine Center Northeast Center for Agricultural and Occupational Health ...

  4. 2021 4-H General Project Judging

    https://clermont.osu.edu/news/2021-4-h-general-project-judging

    represent Clermont County at the Ohio State Fair. There are two different links to register; one link is for ... pre-fair project judging.   Do not select the same time for more than one project and be sure to give ... Projects will not be eligible for county or state awards.  As as reminder, completing one project is ...

  5. Ag Workplace Safety Resources

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/employee-safety-training-resouces

    Accident Can Happen to Anyone Safety and Grain Quality Management by NGFA Harvest Roadway Safety from ... Illinois Farm Bureau   Print Materials OSHA Agricultural Operations webpage (English & Spanish ... versions) OSHA Farm Safety Fact Sheet (pdf) OSHA Youth in Agriculture Dept of Labor: Agricultural ...

  6. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    the State of Ohio.  After challenging planting seasons in recent years, farmers will be taking ... period from 2009-2018 over half of the farm fatalities in Ohio were related to tractor use (OSU Extension ... Ag Safety & Health, Farm Fatality and Injury Database for Ohio).  Of these tractor related ...

  7. Staying Safe in the Sun

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/staying-safe-sun

    an important role in the hydrological cycle that provides us with water and the process of ... photosynthesis that enables our crops to grow properly. Sunshine is critical for farm life, but like anything ... between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. These simple steps take only a few minutes of our time, but go a long way in ...

  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

    harvest can be a very labor intensive and time-consuming job. Hay harvest involves working around many ... fast and efficient as possible to maintain the quality of the hay. Changing weather conditions can ... rather than trying to harvest the whole crop in one week. Protect yourself It is a good practice to drink ...

  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

    Remember to take time to eat and drink. Set a goal for the day and complete one job at a time. Remember to ... Richard Purdin, OSU Extension, Adams County ANR/CD Educator The month of May is a busy time on the ... farm, from making hay to building fence, planting crops, and tending to livestock. For many small and ...

  10. Manure Pit Safety

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

    give workers time to move away from higher gas concentration areas.  H 2 S gas concentration levels of ... ventilate the area for a period of time before entering the area.  Follow the “Lock Out, Tag Out” procedure ... when doing maintenance or fixing equipment to ensure no one else accidently starts equipment you are ...

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