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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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

    suicide from happening. When you live where you work the stress often never leaves a person’s mind. ... that exact reason it is important to talk about suicide, and how can we support those going through ... insurance, market prices, weather, or legal issues it all compounds impacting the mental and physical health ...

  3. 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

    comes a feeling of accomplishment. No matter if you are raising your livestock for show or sell off the ... farm, it is important to remember the following livestock handling safety steps. Livestock Are Not Pets ... It is easy to get attached to an animal, especially for 4-H and FFA youth. It is important to ...

  4. 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

    when this application is going to occur, which makes it difficult to let the neighbors know.  As you ... Leader Many times, we see an airplane or helicopter going over head and it catches our attention to look ... up and see what kind of plane it is, or what they are doing. Some aircrafts can be personal planes, ...

  5. Hay Baler Safety

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

    problems. While the knotter is in operation, never pull anything out of it. You can easily become entangled ... be made. Oftentimes wheat and hay fields that have more slope than row crops like corn and soybeans, ... in it. When the machine is running, don't hand feed material, such as broken bales or heavy ...

  6. 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 ... clothing can help you avoid entanglement, injury to the eyes, hearing loss, and other physical injuries. ... equipment while operating. Pick up tree limbs, rocks, or garbage prior to mowing. If you need to dismount ...

  7. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    to drink water if it is easy to access. If you’re working in the shop or barn, fill a large water jug ... several reusable water bottles and carry them with you in a cooler.    Schedule breaks. It is easy to get ... ask any number of questions, including, “Weren’t you worried about dehydration?!” Working outside in ...

  8. Staying Safe in the Sun

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

    stop to think about how amazing the sun is? It is a star that is tens of millions of miles away from ... Kate Homonai, OSU Extension Educator, Family & Consumer Sciences, Vinton County Do you ever ... then reapply every 2 hours while you’re out in the sun. You may need to reapply sunscreen more often if ...

  9. 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

    thinking it can never happen on your farm.  Take preventative action and be prepared. Wayne Dellinger, ANR ... decreases the buildup of static electricity. If a fire breaks out, it’s important to have an emergency plan ... you can contain a fire yourself, rapid response is important to saving valuable equipment. Combine ...

  10. Manure Pit Safety

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

    is heavier than air, and will collect is low lying areas without good air movement.  If it is in the ... breathing area for people and animals, it can be immediately dangerous to life and health. Manure ... monitors in livestock buildings with manure pits below or around them. It is important to understand the ...

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