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  1. When the Rain Won’t Let Up

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/when-rain-won%E2%80%99t-let

      According to Aaron Wilson, Ohio State University Extension climatologist, there has been measurable rainfall ... stress. Though we can’t know for sure when the fields will dry up enough to plant, there are things you ... can do to keep some of the stress from overwhelming you. •     Get moving: This is normally when the ...

  2. Winter’s Indoor Risk: Carbon Monoxide

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/winter%E2%80%99s-indoor-risk-carbon-monoxide

    indoors. For some winter may be when you clean up your shop/garage, finish a project or start a new one. ... Carbon Monoxide poisoning is a concern when you are in confined areas and equipment that burns fuel are ... breathing  Feeling ill  Tired  How to protect yourself on the farm:  Don’t burn coal or run a generator ...

  3. Grain Bin Safety Week: Safety Assessment Questions

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/grain-bin-safety-week-safety-assessment

    Lisa Pfeifer – Educational Program Manager, Ag Safety and Health Program Preparedness is a concept ... hydraulic components that operate inside or around grain storage confinement spaces? What steps can you take ... and communicate it. Stay safe. For more information about OSU Ag Safety, visit  ...

  4. Safety Through the Seasons 2022

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022

    re-published in your own newsletters or programs. If you have safety-related questions or program ideas that ... Ag Safety S.T.A.T. – Safe Tactics for Ag Today  is prepared by the OSU Extension Agricultural ... Safety & Health Team. The goal is to provide seasonal safety news and activities that may be ...

  5. Safe Equipment Operation During the Winter

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/safe-equipment-operation-during-winter

    a farmer can get hurt operating machinery during the winter. Below is a short list of some ways you could ... increases especially when steps and handrails are covered in ice and snow. During the winter it is expected ... vehicles. Taking time to clean steps and remove snow or ice before mounting is important. Always dismount ...

  6. On Thin Ice? Ice Safety Tips for Outdoor Activities

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/thin-ice-ice-safety-tips-outdoor-activities

    safe.  The following ice safety tips are meant to be shared with those that venture outdoors and onto Ohio ... Ohio are finally freezing.  While these newly frozen surfaces seem perfect for winter outdoor ... ’s ice. Not all ice is created equal. The safety and strength of ice is affected by the size of the water ...

  7. Child Safety Fact Sheets

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/resources/fact-sheets/child-safety-fact-sheets

    The OSU Ag Safety and Health program has a variety of child safety fact sheets available for use. ... Peril PTO Power Please feel free to print and use the fact sheets as needed. To see additional ag safety ... Pre-School Children Careful in the Country Cows, Critters, and You Look for the Sign Tractor Talk Elementary ...

  8. Think Differently: A Path Toward Tranquility

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/think-differently-path-toward-tranquility

    County can be reached at 740-942-8823 or  maiorano.2@osu.edu.  Joseph works for Ohio State University ... treat us unfairly, and conditions don’t cooperate. When these adversities knock us from our groove, we ... a trip to purchase a fitting for your tractor, you realize that you bought the wrong part. If you react ...

  9. Working in Cold Temperatures

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/working-cold-temperatures

    are more deaths in the United States due to cold weather exposure (hypothermia) than hot weather ... in cold weather include: Planning routine maintenance on outdoor equipment for warmer seasons. Let ... others know where you will be working and when you will return. Dressing in layers so clothing may be ...

  10. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/store-pesticides-safely-and-securely

    Mary Ann Rose, Ohio State University Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program The beginning ... the environment.  Let’s start with people who have no business being in your pesticide storage ... area or cabinet securely locked is the first and most important step to prevent potentially disastrous ...

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