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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 ... yields real results and brings everyone home at night. Take some time out of your week to turn a focus to ...

  2. Hay Baler Safety

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

    is risk for workers being struck by a bale as it is ejected, or by the throwing frame and pan if ... engine, and move the ejector lockout control into locked position before inspecting, servicing, or ... loading bales. Falls from the wagon or truck can result in fractures, sprains, and concussions or getting ...

  3. 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

    fertilizers and pesticides. Aerial applications, also known as crop dusting, is common in Ohio. It is ... the celebration of 100 years of aerial applicators, read the story at:  https://www.richlandsource.com/area_history/born-in-ohio ...

  4. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

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

    can be a very dangerous chore due to many risk factors-- steep topography, operating along roadways, ... topography and in many areas of Ohio this involves steep slopes. Some ways to avoid equipment rollover ...

  5. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    the next generation to be a part of the operation. A significant safety factor lies with the child’s ... safely each time, but as a reminder, a JSA form should never replace good initial instruction and close ...

  6. 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 ... storage, can be toxic to both humans and livestock.  Hydrogen sulfide (H 2 S) gas is the biggest risk and ... will cause alerted breathing, collapse, and death.  Exposure to ammonia results in immediate burning ...

  7. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    Dehydration can lead to several different health concerns. Minor dehydration can result in symptoms like ...

  8. Staying Safe in the Sun

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

    skin to the sun can lead to damage like tans or sunburns. That damage can increase our risk of ... index  here  , including on cloudy days. When the UV forecast is 3 or higher, be sure to apply sunscreen ...

  9. 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

    Leader Weather conditions have helped Ohio wheat fields mature – but these same conditions can lead to an ... pre-planning for fire emergencies.  Ohio ranks fourth in the nation for combine fires. Other states leading the ... up in flames. Have a water truck positioned by the field.  Hot mufflers and catalytic converters from ...

  10. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    Public Safety, Ohio Traffic Crash Facts).  Of these 380 incidents, 3 resulted in fatalities and 99 ... the State of Ohio.  After challenging planting seasons in recent years, farmers will be taking ... telecommuting back to work from COVID-19 and we have an increased risk of incidents on local roadways. In the ...

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