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  1. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    Sweating is obviously an important safety function, but it also uses the same water that our bodies need to ... hours outside each day, working beneath the hot sun and becoming drenched in sweat. Being teenage boys, ... ask any number of questions, including, “Weren’t you worried about dehydration?!” Working outside in ...

  2. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    a preventive measure to help farm families record the age-appropriate tasks for the child(ren). “Job Safety ... https://ag-safety.extension.org/age-appropriate-tasks-for-children-on-farms-and-ranches/. Murphy, D. (2014, June 20).  Children and Safety on the Farm. Penn State Extension.  ... moisture of the hay. Growing up on a farm is not always easy, but it does teach you the value of hard work. ...

  3. 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

    Two recommendations to prevent injuries and property damage include: preventative maintenance and ... outside of combines where it is accessible from the ground. It’s possible that one unit will extinguish ... thinking it can never happen on your farm.  Take preventative action and be prepared. Wayne Dellinger, ANR ...

  4. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    Ag Safety & Health, Farm Fatality and Injury Database for Ohio).  Of these tractor related ... Public Safety, Ohio Traffic Crash Facts).  Of these 380 incidents, 3 resulted in fatalities and 99 ... period from 2009-2018 over half of the farm fatalities in Ohio were related to tractor use (OSU Extension ...

  5. Scientists on the scent of flavor enhancement

    https://fst.osu.edu/news/scientists-scent-flavor-enhancement

    were going to try to find a match for – was not labeled with its familiar name. The less they knew ... University and senior author of the study. “It’s really hard to understand what people experience, and ... path it takes to get to the olfactory system. The theory has been supported by tests of food flavors ...

  6. Claflin hired as assistant professor of agriscience education

    https://acel.osu.edu/news/claflin-hired-assistant-professor-agriscience-education

    M.S. and Ph.D. curricula and represent the department in creating, with Ohio Team Ag Ed, a focused ... teachers. “It’s a great honor to join the faculty in the Department of Agricultural Communication, ... Leadership, and Community Education.  The agriscience education program at Ohio State prepares its students to ...

  7. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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

    Control and Prevention (CDC, 2017) states that it is important to be aware of the common ways people can ... What are some ways to help prevent the spread? The AgriSafe Network states that farmers, farm ... because of the frequency of their exposure to animals. Prevention is the best defense. Understanding how ...

  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

    recommended to avoid lung damage or irritation. Prevent Injury  Follow and maintain safety signals on ... rather than trying to harvest the whole crop in one week. Protect yourself It is a good practice to drink ... cleaning routinely, being sure to replace all safety shields following maintenance. Have a fire ...

  9. Staying Safe in the Sun

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

    stop to think about how amazing the sun is? It is a star that is tens of millions of miles away from ... else, too much of a good thing could also be a bad thing. For example, working outside and exposing your ... protecting our skin while we work outside beneath our amazing sun.  Kate Homonai, FCS Educator Vinton County, ...

  10. Manure Pit Safety

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

    importance of reminding operators and applicators of following safety precautions when working around manure ... and safety around manure handling and storage pits. Hydrogen Sulfide, methane, carbon monoxide and ... is heavier than air, and will collect is low lying areas without good air movement.  If it is in the ...

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