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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. 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 ... yields real results and brings everyone home at night. Take some time out of your week to turn a focus to ... safety, not just this week but every week! Farmers are always short on time with a long list of to-dos but ...

  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

    that exact reason it is important to talk about suicide, and how can we support those going through ... agricultural community is  1.5 times  more likely to die by suicide than any other population in the United ... insurance, market prices, weather, or legal issues it all compounds impacting the mental and physical health ...

  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

    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 ...

  5. Hay Baler Safety

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

    be made. Oftentimes wheat and hay fields that have more slope than row crops like corn and soybeans, ... with limited time. Therefore, operators must always work safely as no hay or straw crop is worth injury ... or death. Careless operation that saves time but injures workers is never a good option. Balers can ...

  6. 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

    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, ... fertilizers and pesticides. Aerial applications, also known as crop dusting, is common in Ohio. It is ...

  7. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    the now dried and “crispy” clothes again the next morning. As a child, I thought the story was very ... Sweating is obviously an important safety function, but it also uses the same water that our bodies need to ... water going out, it is easy to become dehydrated if we aren’t putting enough fluid back into our bodies. ...

  8. 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 ... Public Safety, Ohio Traffic Crash Facts).  Of these 380 incidents, 3 resulted in fatalities and 99 ... and telecommuting arrangements.   Distracted driving is a continued concern on local roadways.  It is ...

  9. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    moisture of the hay. Growing up on a farm is not always easy, but it does teach you the value of hard work. ... All the time spent on the farm watching parents feed the cattle and work the ground really motivates ... it is your child. Chores Will Vary A child’s size, motor skills, and cognitive skills are all factors ...

  10. 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

    decreases the buildup of static electricity. If a fire breaks out, it’s important to have an emergency plan ... Emergency response times will be longer in these situations. Have (2) ABC fire extinguishers mounted on the ... outside of combines where it is accessible from the ground. It’s possible that one unit will extinguish ...

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