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  1. 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

    Leader Weather conditions have helped Ohio wheat fields mature – but these same conditions can lead to an ... increase in fires to combine harvesters and crop fields. Unintentional fires are never an enjoyable event ... pre-planning for fire emergencies.  Ohio ranks fourth in the nation for combine fires. Other states leading the ...

  2. Manure Pit Safety

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

    event something happens, and someone collapses.  A safety belt or harness should be worn as a lifeline, ... when doing maintenance or fixing equipment to ensure no one else accidently starts equipment you are ...

  3. Staying Safe in the Sun

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

    areas. If you prefer to wear a baseball cap (or even no cap), protect these sensitive areas with ...

  4. Springtime on Rural Roads

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/springtime-rural-roads

    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 ... Ag Safety & Health, Farm Fatality and Injury Database for Ohio).  Of these tractor related ...

  5. 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

    aware that warm weather is inching toward Ohio, it is also  Mental Health Awareness month. May is a time ...

  6. Pharmaceutical Waste, National Drug Take Back Campaign

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/pharmaceutical-waste-national-drug-take-back

    do with your leftover medication? Many Ohio residents have expired or unused pharmaceutical products ... leftover pharmaceuticals from the home, the best option is to take them to a collection event or permanent ... While Ohio EPA does not regulate the disposal of pharmaceutical products by consumers. The State of Ohio ...

  7. Tailgate Safety Training for Employees

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/resources/tailgate-safety-training-employees

    no longer than 20 minutes. An effectvie Tailgate Safety session should:- stay on task- include safety ...

  8. Agricultural Safety and Health Fact Sheets

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/resources/fact-sheets

    Ohio AgrAbility Series   Additional individual fact sheets include: Safe Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia ...

  9. Severe Weather on the Farm

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/severe-weather-farm

    events. Similar to stray lightning, flooding may occur even in areas that have received no rain if there was ... when severe weather strikes is not the greatest of situations.   Ohio Governor Mike DeWine proclaimed ... March 21-27, 2021 as Ohio’s Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week. Many of us saw pictures of the ...

  10. Did you know Ohio ranks 4th in the U.S. for combine fires?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/did-you-know-ohio-ranks-4th-us-combine-fires

    inactive over the spring months, a team of Ohio State University students are thinking about fire hazards ... for contributing to an Ohio State senior capstone project.  Dee Jepsen, Associate Professor, can be ...

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