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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Dee Jepsen, PhD

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/people/dee-jepsen-phd

    Place Team Teaching Award * 2018 Agricultural Safety and Health Program, 1st Place Website * 2018 Ag ... AgSafety & Health Facebook page * 2009 First Place State Newsletter, AgS.T.A.T. (Safe Tactics for ... Dee Jepsen, PhD State Agricultural Safety and Health Leader, Professor Agricultural Engineering ...

  4. Balancing Your Health and the Spring To-Do List

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/balancing-your-health-and-spring-do-list

    farm, from making hay to building fence, planting crops, and tending to livestock. For many small and ... medium sized farms these tasks are commonly placed on the shoulders of a few individuals. With less labor ... force available on smaller farms, producers can easily become consumed in the work at hand and forget ...

  5. 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

    Mary Ann Rose, Pesticide Safety Education With the arrival of summer, the risk of heat stress ... injuries.    Protect yourself, your family and farm workers by implementing preventive measures and knowing the ... Ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591108 Heat Stress. Farmworker Health and Safety ...

  6. Working Safely with Anhydrous Ammonia

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/working-safely-anhydrous-ammonia

    Kent McGuire – OSU CFAES Safety and Health Coordinator Many farmers are applying anhydrous ammonia ... https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-594 Kent McGuire, OSU CFAES Safety and Health Coordinator, can be reached at 614-292-0588 or  ... mcguire.225@osu.edu.  This column is provided by the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team.  ...

  7. Spring Pesticide Safety Reminders

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/spring-pesticide-safety-reminders

    a short video (11 minutes) reviewing Pesticide Safety Basics for the farm, click below: ... Mary Ann Rose, Director, Pesticide Safety Education Program You probably worked on your sprayer ... effort into preparing for applicator safety?  Here are some questions to ask yourself in preparation for ...

  8. 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

    Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team,  https://agsafety.osu.edu/. ...

  9. Safe Measures Around the Post-Hole Digger = More Fence Built This Spring

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safe-measures-around-post-hole-digger-more

    Richard Purdin, ANR/CD Educator Adams County A common tool used on the farm is a tractor mounted ... take off (PTO) operated and hydraulic flow operated. It is important to use caution and follow safety ... procedures before using the equipment. Maintain safety shields and labels. Use equipment only if all safety ...

  10. 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 ...

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