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  1. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    fatalities, around 14% were the result of a roadway collision.  In 2020 alone, the total number of incidents ...

  2. 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 ... release or unexpected exposure. - When changing nurse tanks or making field repairs, always work upwind of ... and nurse tank valves can be exposure openings for an unintended release. - When changing nurse tanks, ...

  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

    virtually on July 17 th  at 10:30 am. Participants must be over the age of 18 to become certified. Email ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. 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

    procedures before using the equipment. Maintain safety shields and labels. Use equipment only if all safety ...

  6. Severe Weather on the Farm

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

    devastation of the August 2020 derecho that impacted parts of the Midwest. As the temperatures warm up and the ... fields dry, tractors will be operating in full force across the corn belt to get crops planted. With ... ahead of time what is coming. In the spring severe weather season, conditions can change drastically ...

  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

    do with your leftover medication? Many Ohio residents have expired or unused pharmaceutical products ... While Ohio EPA does not regulate the disposal of pharmaceutical products by consumers. The State of Ohio ...

  8. Roadway Transport Safety of Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks

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

    signs and labels to be on the nurse tanks. Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) requires ... Anhydrous to be marked consistently across all states. These markings include: Nurse tanks must be labeled ... words “INHALATION HAZARD,” in association with the anhydrous ammonia label, in 3-inch lettering be ...

  9. Vomitoxin in Corn Grain Bins

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/vomitoxin-corn-grain-bins

    OSU Extension, Corn & Wheat Disease Specialist and Dee Jepsen, OSU Extension, Associate Professor ... hauling corn to market. Cash bids are very good, the weather has broken after several weeks of cold ... temperatures and snow, and we have begun a new tax year for farmers. Considering the harvest of 2020, some ...

  10. 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 ...

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