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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

    help keep you safe while making your property a showplace! Check and Maintain Equipment Follow an ... control invasive weeds, increase visibility, or just make the property look nice. Operating a brush hog ...

  2. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    funny. As an adult, I still smile at their innocent fun, but the Educator in me wants to interject and ... Sweating is obviously an important safety function, but it also uses the same water that our bodies need to ... in a groove and work for an extended period without taking a break. Set an alarm, place a notecard in ...

  3. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    desire to make their parents proud. However, that is where parents must have a discussion with their ... (2014) “About every three days a child on a U.S. farm dies from an agriculture-related incident. Every ... children working on farms and ranches: A child should never be an extra rider on a tractor. A good rule of ...

  4. 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

    Leader Weather conditions have helped Ohio wheat fields mature – but these same conditions can lead to an ... increase in fires to combine harvesters and crop fields. Unintentional fires are never an enjoyable event. ... residue makes a ready source for rapid combustion to occur when the machine is operated in the field. ...

  5. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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    traveling or enjoying some outdoor activities, many people might encounter animals in either an urban or ... Organization (2020), a zoonosis is an infectious disease that has jumped from an animal to humans. Zoonotic ... contact with salvia, blood, urine, mucous, feces, or other body fluids of an infected animal. Examples ...

  6. 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 ... the sun. Here are some tips to stay safe and healthy while making hay in 2021. Pace Yourself The hay ... making process is a very fast pace and labor-intensive process. Baling and storing hay should be done as ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Manure Pit Safety

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

    make sure you are working with partners for maintenance.  If you need to enter a confined space, ... around manure pits is important.  Along with making safety a mindset and part of the thought process as ...

  9. Working Safely with Anhydrous Ammonia

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/working-safely-anhydrous-ammonia

    with the safe use of the product, understand the potential for injury and know how to respond to an ... anhydrous ammonia is stored under high pressure. An unintended release can occur if the equipment is not ... emergency water mounted on the nurse tank.- Personal protective equipment should include: long sleeve ...

  10. Spring Pesticide Safety Reminders

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

    Mary Ann Rose, Director, Pesticide Safety Education Program You probably worked on your sprayer ... 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 ...

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