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  1. 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 ... deaths of working youth on farms.” Unfortunately, issues concerning farm safety and children are often ...

  2. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

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

    farm chores are complete, for many farmers this means cleaning up overgrown pastures, buffer strips, ... control invasive weeds, increase visibility, or just make the property look nice. Operating a brush hog ... Here is some suggested clothing: Close-fitting clothing Heavy boots Safety glasses Heavy textured ...

  3. Green Umbrella awarded a USDA Farm to School

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/green-umbrella-awarded-usda-farm-school

    We're thrilled to announce that Green Umbrella has been awarded a USDA Farm to School grant ... with key partners Ohio State- Hamilton County 4-H, Gorman Heritage Farm, Civic Garden Center, and ... of the region’s existing farm to school programs into a collaborative network for mutually ...

  4. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    a story about the summers he spent helping bale hay at his uncle’s farm. He and his cousins would spend ... Sweating is obviously an important safety function, but it also uses the same water that our bodies need to ... Safety and Health Team.  https://agsafety.osu.edu/. ...

  5. Manure Pit Safety

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

    livestock farmers is to apply manure nutrients following harvest of the wheat.  This increases the ... 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 ...

  6. 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 ... period from 2009-2018 over half of the farm fatalities in Ohio were related to tractor use (OSU Extension ... the State of Ohio.  After challenging planting seasons in recent years, farmers will be taking ...

  7. 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 ...

  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

    Richard Purdin, OSU Extension, Adams County ANR/CD Educator For many livestock producers June is ... a busy month, finishing the crop planting, caring for livestock, and harvesting first cutting of hay. Hay ... plenty of water (8 ounces every 15-30 minutes) and stay hydrated even if you are just operating ...

  9. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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

    What are some ways to help prevent the spread? The AgriSafe Network states that farmers, farm ... Control and Prevention (CDC, 2017) states that it is important to be aware of the common ways people can ... employees, and youth livestock exhibitors have higher levels of risk for contracting zoonotic diseases ...

  10. Teaching Youth to be Safe Around Livestock

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/teaching-youth-be-safe-around-livestock

    young important safety tips is key to their safety around livestock.  Sabrina Schirtzinger, ANR Educator ... Sabrina Schirtzinger, ANR Educator Knox County Owning and working livestock is the first step to ... teaching youth responsibilities on the farm. Younger children may not be aware of the dangers that come ...

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