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  1. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    machine to drag on the ground while in the field. This decreases the buildup of static electricity. IF ... fire extinguisher in the cab or near the ladder of the cab is quick access to protect the operator. ... feeling of watching one of your most expensive pieces of equipment go up in flames. Have a water truck ...

  2. AgrAbility 30 Year Anniversary

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/agrability-30-year-anniversary

    AgrAbility invites you to join us in celebrating 30 years of AgrAbility!  In October AgrAbility projects will ... Virtual State Fair on  Facebook  or  Twitter .  Ohio’s AgrAbility Project  has been housed in CFAES ... Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering since 2009, and works with farmers across the ...

  3. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/store-pesticides-safely-and-securely

    hazardous materials in the workplace, pesticides being just one kind of hazardous substance.  In addition to ... any kind of drain, this is illegal. Burning pesticide waste or containers also is illegal in ... and end of the growing season are good times to assess your pesticide storage. It’s wise to view your ...

  4. Confined Space

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/program-areas/confined-space

    Confined Space video Manure Pit Safety-- Safety Through the Seasons Newsletter article Gas Hazards in ...

  5. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/u-pick-apple-orchard-safety

    Groundhog holes or other holes in orchards Limbs and roots of trees Uneven steps, broken concrete/pavement  ... (example:  nuts on the caramel apples in Market Barn) Lack of Maintenance  Tractors & Wagons for ... farm.  As a farmer, it is a great way to diversify your business and bring in a much higher farm income on ...

  6. National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/national-farm-safety-and-health-week-2021

    a time to turn the spotlight on far too overlooked practices in agriculture. Safety and health always ... professionals across the country to curate a collective of resources to help farmers address safety and health ... yields real results and brings everyone home at night. Take some time out of your week to turn a focus to ...

  7. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/can-animals-spread-disease-humans

    team are essential in preventing the spread of zoonotic disease. Quality Assurance programs delivered ... traveling or enjoying some outdoor activities, many people might encounter animals in either an urban or ... Control and Prevention (CDC, 2017) states that it is important to be aware of the common ways people can ...

  8. Safety Through the Seasons 2021

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

    re-published in your own newsletters or programs. If you have safety-related questions or program ideas that ...

  9. It’s Time to Break Down the Stigma

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/it%E2%80%99s-time-break-down-stigma

    a mental health challenge in effort to prevent a future suicide.  How is this affecting our community? The ... agricultural community is  1.5 times  more likely to die by suicide than any other population in the United ... States according to a CDC study published in 2017. Suicides are up by over 40% in the last 20 years ...

  10. Staying Safe in the Sun

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

    an important role in the hydrological cycle that provides us with water and the process of ... between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. These simple steps take only a few minutes of our time, but go a long way in ... stop to think about how amazing the sun is? It is a star that is tens of millions of miles away from ...

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