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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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

    employees, and youth livestock exhibitors have higher levels of risk for contracting zoonotic diseases ... animal health, and zoonotic disease risks. Ways to Protect Yourself Choose and use the appropriate ... https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/zoonoses. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2017, July 14).  Zoonotic Diseases. Centers for ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Homeowner Lawn Care: Late Spring & Early Summer

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/homeowner-lawn-care-late-spring-early-summer

    my soil, but how do I interpret the results?   If yes to any of these questions, the recording is ...

  9. 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

    Mary Ann Rose, Pesticide Safety Education With the arrival of summer, the risk of heat stress ... increases.  Farmers have an elevated risk of heat stress for obvious reasons – working outdoors.  Activities that ... require protective clothing, such as pesticide application, further increase the risk.    Heat stress is ...

  10. Healthy People

    https://greene.osu.edu/program-areas/family-and-consumer-sciences/healthy-people

    Our Healthy People programs seek to educate Ohio residents about living healthy lives. Our Healthy ... skills and knowledge that will contribute to positive health and wellness. To learn more about ...

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