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  1. 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

    recommended to avoid lung damage or irritation. Prevent Injury  Follow and maintain safety signals on ... workers and use proper hand signals to communicate in the field. Have a first aid kit on hand. For more ...

  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

    professional this may be helpful to those silently struggling? Read on to learn more about a training anyone in ... the community can take to gain knowledge on how to help those struggling in a potential mental health ... virtually on July 17 th  at 10:30 am. Participants must be over the age of 18 to become certified. Email ...

  3. 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

    information on symptoms and first aid measures, read the following resources: Heat Stress (factsheet) ...

  4. Working Safely with Anhydrous Ammonia

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

    Additional hazards can be based on anhydrous ammonia’s chemical properties. Contact with skin can cause ... emergency water mounted on the nurse tank.- Personal protective equipment should include: long sleeve ... from neighboring houses, public areas and businesses.  Additional information can be found on Ohioline ...

  5. 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 ... head down and shaking.  Pinned ears  Raised tail or hair standing up on their back  Before entering an ...

  6. 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

    Richard Purdin, OSU Extension, Adams County ANR/CD Educator The month of May is a busy time on the ... 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 ...

  7. Spring Pesticide Safety Reminders

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

    Mary Ann Rose, Director, Pesticide Safety Education Program You probably worked on your sprayer ... the season:   Do I have the required personal protective equipment on hand?  Review your pesticide ... labels, and make sure you do.  One of the new dicamba formulations used on dicamba-tolerant soybeans ...

  8. 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 ... opportunity for Americans to prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths. While we focus on the April 24, 2021 ... For more information on the National Drug Take-Back program or agricultural topics contact Sarah ...

  9. 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 ... stretches of fence. There are two types of tractor mounted post-hole diggers available on the market, power ... as rocks and tree branches from the work site. Allow only one operator on the equipment. Disengage ...

  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

    traveling on the Ohio public roadways is 25 mph and a SMV emblem must be displayed.  (Ohio Administrative ... a nurse tank on a public roadway, carefully check: Running Gear – Inspect the farm wagon frame tongue, ... towing an anhydrous ammonia tank wagon on public roadways. A standard seven terminal break-away connector ...

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