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  1. Stay Safe Making Hay When the Sun Shines

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-safe-making-hay-when-sun-shines

    different types of equipment, long hours spent in the field, exposure to dust, and numerous hours exposed to ... a busy month, finishing the crop planting, caring for livestock, and harvesting first cutting of hay. Hay ... the sun. Here are some tips to stay safe and healthy while making hay in 2021. Pace Yourself The hay ...

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

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/summer-days-ahead-don%E2%80%99t-ignore-heat-stress

    plenty of water to stay hydrated; avoid alcohol and caffeinated beverages. During heavy work in heat, the ... 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 ...

  3. 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

    CPR is an emergency action non-medical professionals use to help save the lives of people in cardiac ... professionals use to help someone in an immediate mental health crisis. QPR is a training of a three-step ... How to ask the question in a variety of ways “are you thinking about dying?” is taught during this ...

  4. Teaching Youth to be Safe Around Livestock

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/teaching-youth-be-safe-around-livestock

    should be free of rusty nails, loose bolts, broken boards, and gaps in pens.  A key part of livestock ... voices will aid in keeping livestock at ease.  Recognize the Signs of Aggression/Fear  It is natural for ... teaching youth responsibilities on the farm. Younger children may not be aware of the dangers that come ...

  5. Balancing Your Health and the Spring To-Do List

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/balancing-your-health-and-spring-do-list

    attitude. Change in eating habits. Depression or lack of communication with others. Weakened immune system. ... dressings or egg containing foods. Include vegetables and fruits in your meal. Remember to pack plenty of ... Richard Purdin, OSU Extension, Adams County ANR/CD Educator The month of May is a busy time on the ...

  6. Spring Pesticide Safety Reminders

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

    labels, and make sure you do.  One of the new dicamba formulations used on dicamba-tolerant soybeans ... carefully to make sure your PPE have required level of chemical resistance.  The gloves in the picture are ... a restroom.  In case you were to splash concentrated chemical on you, having a spare set of clothing is a good ...

  7. 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

    in their medicine cabinets and don’t know what to do with them. Unused drugs can create a risk of ... unintentional overdose or illegal abuse if not properly disposed of. However, flushing medication in the toilet ... people misused prescription tranquilizers or sedatives in 2019. The survey also showed that a majority of ...

  8. Safe Measures Around the Post-Hole Digger = More Fence Built This Spring

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safe-measures-around-post-hole-digger-more

    stretches of fence. There are two types of tractor mounted post-hole diggers available on the market, power ... shields are in place.   Inspect and Maintain Equipment Properly Make sure cutting blade is sharp. Ensure ...

  9. 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 ... that occur to these machines while they are harvesting summer and fall crops.   This team of ... Agricultural Systems Management students are seeking input from owners and operators of farm machinery. The ...

  10. Severe Weather on the Farm

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

    weather awareness is an old topic that sometimes needs a reminder. Getting caught in the middle of a field ... fields dry, tractors will be operating in full force across the corn belt to get crops planted. With ... pretty busy.  Keeping in Touch Modern communication tools such as cell phones and portable weather radios ...

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