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  1. 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. ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ... give workers time to move away from higher gas concentration areas.  H 2 S gas concentration levels of ...

  6. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/can-animals-spread-disease-humans

    Organization (2020), a zoonosis is an infectious disease that has jumped from an animal to humans. Zoonotic ... Control and Prevention (CDC, 2017) states that it is important to be aware of the common ways people can ... https://agsafety.osu.edu/. Sources World Health Organization. (2020).  Zoonoses. World Health Organization.  ...

  7. Staying Safe in the Sun

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    stop to think about how amazing the sun is? It is a star that is tens of millions of miles away from ... 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. 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

    harvest can be a very labor intensive and time-consuming job. Hay harvest involves working around many ... rather than trying to harvest the whole crop in one week. Protect yourself It is a good practice to drink ...

  9. 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

    with this responsibility. As parents it is our duty to teach our children the proper ways to work with ... animals to ensure safety. Begin with the basics:  Clean, Working Facilities Barns should be free of ... should be free of rusty nails, loose bolts, broken boards, and gaps in pens.  A key part of livestock ...

  10. 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

    aware that warm weather is inching toward Ohio, it is also  Mental Health Awareness month. May is a time ... Many times the person will need professional help in some way, shape, or form. Sometimes that will be ... the immediate 911 phone call. Other times helping make an appointment with a licensed mental health ...

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