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  1. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

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

    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 ... control. Adjust rear and front tires to sit farther out, increasing stability on slopes. Wear a seat belt ...

  2. 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

    increase in fires to combine harvesters and crop fields. Unintentional fires are never an enjoyable event. ... the 911 system are important safety conversations for the entire harvest crew. Don’t get caught ... Wayne Dellinger, ANR Educator Union County and Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety ...

  3. 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 ... Denny Riethman, ANR Educator Mercer County Wheat harvest will happen soon.  A common practice with ... importance of reminding operators and applicators of following safety precautions when working around manure ...

  4. 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 ... increased thirst, headaches, or muscle cramps. Severe dehydration can limit your body’s ability to sweat, ... Safety and Health Team.  https://agsafety.osu.edu/. ...

  5. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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    the next generation to be a part of the operation. A significant safety factor lies with the child’s ... deaths of working youth on farms.” Unfortunately, issues concerning farm safety and children are often ... Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH) Community of Practice (2012) listed key points about ...

  6. Stay Safe Making Hay When the Sun Shines

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    a busy month, finishing the crop planting, caring for livestock, and harvesting first cutting of hay. Hay ... harvest can be a very labor intensive and time-consuming job. Hay harvest involves working around many ... easily shorten the harvest window making the process very challenging. Harvest your hay crop in intervals ...

  7. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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    to both youth and adults help address the issues of food safety which includes a link to biosecurity, ... personal protective equipment (PPE): Respiratory protection Gloves Safety glasses Clothing and footwear ... flores.191@osu.edu. This column is provided by the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team.  ...

  8. Staying Safe in the Sun

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    skin to the sun can lead to damage like tans or sunburns. That damage can increase our risk of ... OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team.  https://agsafety.osu.edu/. ...

  9. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    on the road and increased motor vehicle traffic because of more people transitioning from ... telecommuting back to work from COVID-19 and we have an increased risk of incidents on local roadways. In the ... Ag Safety & Health, Farm Fatality and Injury Database for Ohio).  Of these tractor related ...

  10. Summer Days Ahead: Don’t Ignore Heat Stress!

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    require protective clothing, such as pesticide application, further increase the risk.    Heat stress is ... Mary Ann Rose, Pesticide Safety Education With the arrival of summer, the risk of heat stress ... increases.  Farmers have an elevated risk of heat stress for obvious reasons – working outdoors.  Activities that ...

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