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  1. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/store-pesticides-safely-and-securely

    pesticide storage from a risk perspective – risks to workers and pesticide applicators, other people, and ... the environment.  Let’s start with people who have no business being in your pesticide storage ... important to prevent harm to unauthorized users.   Protecting farm workers. While in some cases a small farm ...

  2. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/u-pick-apple-orchard-safety

    now having hundreds or even thousands of people visiting your farm with dozens of additional employees ... to manage, much more than just your regular farm chores.     U-pick apple orchards are one of many ... u-pick season on many agritourism farms across Ohio.  It is a time for visitors to make a trip out to the ...

  3. Confined Space

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/program-areas/confined-space

    Spaces FARM Workforce Development Safety Reference Manual 2019 Liquid Manure fact sheet Manure Pit ...

  4. 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

    Farm Safety Yields Real Results September 19-25, 2021 National Farm Safety and Health Week is ... tax laws and carbon credits all seem to steal the thunder and the daily headlines, but farm safety ... kitchen table with family to discuss safety rules and the safety culture on your farm. Decide to tackle ...

  5. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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

    traveling or enjoying some outdoor activities, many people might encounter animals in either an urban or ... rural setting. Animals provide many benefits to people such as food, fiber, travel, sport, ... companionship, and education. However, animals can sometimes carry harmful pathogens that can spread to people ...

  6. 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

    Unfortunately, people become overwhelmed to a point where they feel there is no other option beside suicide. For ... trainings. The farm stress team has developed a website with more information and resources on the topics of ... mental health and farm stress for our ag community at  u.osu.edu/farmstress/resources. Visit and ...

  7. Staying Safe in the Sun

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

    photosynthesis that enables our crops to grow properly. Sunshine is critical for farm life, but like anything ...

  8. 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

    environment such as a fairgrounds or new farm. New conditions such as noise, different people, other ... farm, it is important to remember the following livestock handling safety steps. Livestock Are Not Pets ...

  9. 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

    Gigi Neal, ANR Educator Clermont County and Dee Jepsen, Professor and State Agricultural Safety 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 ...

  10. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safely-keeping-farm-clean-cut

    farm chores are complete, for many farmers this means cleaning up overgrown pastures, buffer strips, ...

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