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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 ... water going out, it is easy to become dehydrated if we aren’t putting enough fluid back into our bodies. ... hours outside each day, working beneath the hot sun and becoming drenched in sweat. Being teenage boys, ...

  2. 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 ...

  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

    Wayne Dellinger, ANR Educator Union County and Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety ... 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 ...

  4. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

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

    clothing can help you avoid entanglement, injury to the eyes, hearing loss, and other physical injuries ... . Here is some suggested clothing: Close-fitting clothing Heavy boots Safety glasses Heavy textured ... and potential injury.   Additional resources are available at  ...

  5. 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 ... a preventive measure to help farm families record the age-appropriate tasks for the child(ren). “Job Safety ...

  6. Staying Safe in the Sun

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

    else, too much of a good thing could also be a bad thing. For example, working outside and exposing your ... stop to think about how amazing the sun is? It is a star that is tens of millions of miles away from ... more) to protect your ears, temples, and the back of your neck. Baseball caps do not protect these ...

  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. 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 ...

  10. 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

    injuries.    Protect yourself, your family and farm workers by implementing preventive measures and knowing the ... Mary Ann Rose, Pesticide Safety Education With the arrival of summer, the risk of heat stress ... protection if working outside. Be conscious of health conditions that may increase with heat stress. Signs of ...

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