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  1. Summer Days Ahead: Don’t Ignore Heat Stress!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/summer-days-ahead-don%E2%80%99t-ignore-heat-stress

    injuries.    Protect yourself, your family and farm workers by implementing preventive measures and knowing the ... heat stress and heat stroke People may begin feeling hot, tired, and sweaty.  Excessive heat and ...

  2. 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

    CPR is an emergency action non-medical professionals use to help save the lives of people in cardiac ...

  3. 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

    farm, from making hay to building fence, planting crops, and tending to livestock. For many small and ... medium sized farms these tasks are commonly placed on the shoulders of a few individuals. With less labor ... force available on smaller farms, producers can easily become consumed in the work at hand and forget ...

  4. 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

    teaching youth responsibilities on the farm. Younger children may not be aware of the dangers that come ...

  5. 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

    public health issue. According to the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.7 million people ... misused prescription pain relievers, 4.9 million people misused prescription stimulants, and 5.9 million ... people misused prescription tranquilizers or sedatives in 2019. The survey also showed that a majority of ...

  6. Spring Pesticide Safety Reminders

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/spring-pesticide-safety-reminders

    chemical storage is secure enough to keep children and unauthorized people out.   Have you stored your PPE ... a short video (11 minutes) reviewing Pesticide Safety Basics for the farm, click below: ...

  7. 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

    Richard Purdin, ANR/CD Educator Adams County A common tool used on the farm is a tractor mounted ...

  8. Did you know Ohio ranks 4th in the U.S. for combine fires?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/did-you-know-ohio-ranks-4th-us-combine-fires

    Agricultural Systems Management students are seeking input from owners and operators of farm machinery. The ... approximately 12-15 minutes to answer. General questions are asked about the size of the farm operation and type ... maintenance plans in place for the equipment owned or operated by the farm.  The results will help target ...

  9. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    on the road and increased motor vehicle traffic because of more people transitioning from ... period from 2009-2018 over half of the farm fatalities in Ohio were related to tractor use (OSU Extension ... Ag Safety & Health, Farm Fatality and Injury Database for Ohio).  Of these tractor related ...

  10. Roadway Transport Safety of Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks

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

    a nurse tank on a public roadway, carefully check: Running Gear – Inspect the farm wagon frame tongue, ... knuckles, wheels, tongues, or other applicable farm wagon equipment should be lubricated at least once every ...

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