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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  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

    in different ways. As a livestock handler, reducing the amount of stress placed on the livestock will ... go a long way in reducing the occurrence of human and livestock injury. Some tips to reducing stress ... to raise. Tending to livestock can be a lot of hard work and long hours but with all the hard work ...

  5. Hay Baler Safety

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

    a concern in late July and early August when there is still straw in the field and later cuttings of hay to ... be made. Oftentimes wheat and hay fields that have more slope than row crops like corn and soybeans ... problems. While the knotter is in operation, never pull anything out of it. You can easily become entangled ...

  6. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/keeping-next-generation-safe

    Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH) Community of Practice (2012) listed key points about ... in Safety and Health (FReSH) Community of Practice. Retrieved from  ... moisture of the hay. Growing up on a farm is not always easy, but it does teach you the value of hard work. ...

  7. Stay Safe Watching Aerial Applications Over Farm Fields

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-safe-watching-aerial-applications-over

    the celebration of 100 years of aerial applicators, read the story at:  https://www.richlandsource.com/area_history/born-in ... up and see what kind of plane it is, or what they are doing. Some aircrafts can be personal planes, ... in agriculture production to plant seeds for agronomic crops, cover crops and also to apply ...

  8. Managing Using Your CliftonStrengths online

    https://leadershipcenter.osu.edu/events/managing-using-your-cliftonstrengths-online

    challenging each employee to excel in his or her own way.” This workshop will focus on the results of your ... contribute to your success how your themes could get in the way of your success action items that you can ... politics. According to Gallup, “As the manager, you are responsible for 70% of the variance in employee ...

  9. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    ask any number of questions, including, “Weren’t you worried about dehydration?!” Working outside in ... Eating foods high in salt can cause your body to draw water from the cells, possibly leading to ... dehydration. Examples of foods high in sodium include chips, processed meats, and fast food.   Choose foods ...

  10. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

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

    topography and in many areas of Ohio this involves steep slopes. Some ways to avoid equipment rollover ... when the rollover protective structure (ROPS) is in place. Avoid extreme slopes of 35% or greater.   Be ... Richard Purdin, OSU Extension, Adams County ANR/CD Educator Summer is here and many of the spring ...

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