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  1. Fire Safety Edition- Feb. 2020

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/fire-safety-edition-feb-2020

    Extension Agricultural Safety & Health Office. The goal is to provide seasonal safety news and ... Ag Safety S.T.A.T. – Safe Tactics for Ag Today  is an electronic newsletter prepared by the OSU ... activities that may be re-published in your own newsletters or programs. If you have safety-related questions ...

  2. CDL Update

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/cdl-update

    from the Q&A are summarized below. Required Course Any new person trying to obtain a Commercial ... pick up a piece of machinery outside of that range, farmers are required to have a CDL, medical card, ... vehicle combo over 26,000lbs requires a CDL if being used for commercial purposes. A pickup truck rated at ...

  3. Safety videos to round out your summer chores

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/august-2018/thoughts-editor/safety-videos-round-out-your-summer-chores

    Dee Jepsen – OSU Ag Safety and Health Specialist It seems that every month of the year is a full ... of farm activity. Yet August is a month where a little reprieve may be available before the fall ... livestock activities or crop harvest season kicks into full gear. With that in mind, August may just be the ...

  4. Safe Handling of Livestock on the Farm and at the Show

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safe-handling-livestock-farm-and-show

    farm, it is important to remember the following livestock handling safety steps. Livestock Are Not Pets ... agitated. Keep show stalls and barn spaces clean to prevent slips, trips, and falls. Avoid changing rations ... help prevent disease transfer and injury. For more information and safety steps you can go to ...

  5. Identifying Workplace Hazards

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/august-2015/injury-prevention/identifying-workplace-hazards

    tasks or preparing for fall harvest, it is important to assess the safety hazards within your work area. ... Kent McGuire – OSU Ag Safety and Health Coordinator No matter if you are finishing summer farm ... and protecting the safety of those working around you. All agricultural work environments present ...

  6. When the Rain Won’t Let Up

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/when-rain-won%E2%80%99t-let

    with nature. An increase in unhealthy habits such as alcohol use can contribute to farm accidents, and ... Health, Safety, and Prevention. (2nd ed.). Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons. Edenfield, T. M., & ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Grain Bin Safety Week: Safety Assessment Questions

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/grain-bin-safety-week-safety-assessment

    Lisa Pfeifer – Educational Program Manager, Ag Safety and Health Program Preparedness is a concept ... of all hazards that may exist from beginning to end. Establish a protocol of safety specific to grain ... property falls within and where the nearest grain rescue tube is located.  Invite the responding department ...

  9. Spring Farm Safety Reminders

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/spring-farm-safety-reminders

    provide information to help increase safety for farmers and others. Take a listen to some of the audios ... farm comes the potential for safety hazards for farmers. In addition to that activity on the farm, the ... public sees an increase of farm equipment and tractors on the roadway. Kent McGuire, Ohio State ...

  10. Higher Moisture Levels in Grain Call for Additional Safety Measures

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/higher-moisture-levels-grain-call-additional-safety-measures

    point where people often stop thinking about safety and focus on the need to get the product out. They ... As corn silage harvest comes to a close and grain harvest nears, growers need to be aware of ... safety precautions to prevent grain engulfments, according to safety experts from Ohio State University’s ...

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