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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. 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/. ...

  3. Ian Sheldon reflects on storied career in agricultural economics

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/ian-sheldon-reflects-storied-career-agricultural-economics-0

    research project between Ohio State and Purdue University,” says Sheldon. “I was hired as an ag economist ... education to farmers, stakeholders, students, and extension groups across the state. In 2019, Sheldon was ... Sheldon began his career at The Ohio State University in 1989 and has developed a reputation as the “go-to ...

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

  5. Ian Sheldon reflects on storied career in agricultural economics

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/ian-sheldon-reflects-storied-career-agricultural-economics

    groups across the state. In 2019, Sheldon was elected as an Agricultural & Applied Economics ... Sheldon began his career at The Ohio State University in 1989 and has developed a reputation as the “go-to ... guy for trade and trade policy.” Sheldon adds that his work has also been about more than just ...

  6. 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 ...

  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

    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 ... to both youth and adults help address the issues of food safety which includes a link to biosecurity, ...

  9. Staying Safe in the Sun

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

    earth, yet provides just the right amount of heat and light to support life on our planet. The sun plays ... photosynthesis that enables our crops to grow properly. Sunshine is critical for farm life, but like anything ... OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team.  https://agsafety.osu.edu/. ...

  10. 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

    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 ... cleaning routinely, being sure to replace all safety shields following maintenance. Have a fire ...

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