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  1. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

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

    propelled objects, and various moving equipment parts. Before hopping in the tractor, here are some steps to ... help keep you safe while making your property a showplace! Check and Maintain Equipment Follow an ... clothing can help you avoid entanglement, injury to the eyes, hearing loss, and other physical injuries. ...

  2. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    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.  ... participate in local farm and ranch safety activities.  Developmental Stages An article by Penn State ... morning walking the fields with dad and the dog. The sun is just coming up over the trees as you check the ...

  3. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    ask any number of questions, including, “Weren’t you worried about dehydration?!” Working outside in ... Sweating is obviously an important safety function, but it also uses the same water that our bodies need to ... increased thirst, headaches, or muscle cramps. Severe dehydration can limit your body’s ability to sweat, ...

  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

    Wayne Dellinger, ANR Educator Union County and Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety ... pre-planning for fire emergencies.  Ohio ranks fourth in the nation for combine fires. Other states leading the ... the 911 system are important safety conversations for the entire harvest crew. Don’t get caught ...

  5. 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 ... the State of Ohio.  After challenging planting seasons in recent years, farmers will be taking ...

  6. Staying Safe in the Sun

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

    Kate Homonai, OSU Extension Educator, Family & Consumer Sciences, Vinton County Do you ever ... there are steps we can take to protect our skin while we go about our daily tasks: Check the local UV ... then reapply every 2 hours while you’re out in the sun. You may need to reapply sunscreen more often if ...

  7. 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 ... event something happens, and someone collapses.  A safety belt or harness should be worn as a lifeline, ...

  8. 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 ... include petting or touching animals, bites or scratches, or your dog lying in bed with you licking your ... What are some ways to help prevent the spread? The AgriSafe Network states that farmers, farm ...

  9. 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

    information and safety steps you can go to  https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-59126  and  ... plenty of water (8 ounces every 15-30 minutes) and stay hydrated even if you are just operating ... recommended to avoid lung damage or irritation. Prevent Injury  Follow and maintain safety signals on ...

  10. One Question Could Save Someone’s Life

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/one-question-could-save-someone%E2%80%99s-life

    professional. But QPR may help you deter someone experiencing a mental health crisis such as suicide. Let ... strangers to you) is a valuable skill taught during QPR. Then you the R-Refer: The final step is Refer or R. ... aware that warm weather is inching toward Ohio, it is also  Mental Health Awareness month. May is a time ...

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