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  1. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    Cleaning up spills, blowing off chaff, leaves, and other plant materials on a regular basis, proper ... to spark a fire. Eliminate static electricity.  A chain may also be mounted on the bottom of the ... machine to drag on the ground while in the field. This decreases the buildup of static electricity. IF ...

  2. AgrAbility 30 Year Anniversary

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/agrability-30-year-anniversary

    be on Facebook and Twitter posting stories, videos and resources about the farmers, staff, ... Virtual State Fair on  Facebook  or  Twitter .  Ohio’s AgrAbility Project  has been housed in CFAES ...

  3. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

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

    pesticide storage shed may not be marked on the outside to prevent it from becoming an “attractive ... nuisance,” this would not be appropriate on a farm with workers who need to know where hazardous materials ...

  4. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

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

    u-pick season on many agritourism farms across Ohio.  It is a time for visitors to make a trip out to the ... farm to pick their favorite fruit or vegetable and spend quality family & friend time on your ... farm.  As a farmer, it is a great way to diversify your business and bring in a much higher farm income on ...

  5. Confined Space

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

      Resources for Confined Space Safety Research and Extension Agenda for Agricultural Confined ...

  6. 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 ... safety, not just this week but every week! Farmers are always short on time with a long list of to-dos but ... kitchen table with family to discuss safety rules and the safety culture on your farm. Decide to tackle ...

  7. 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

    events this month. Check with your local  mental health and recovery board  to see what may be going on ... in your area. Seek out education on how to support others that may be walking through challenging ... OSU Extension. The next Mental Health First Aid will be offered virtually through Extension on October ...

  8. Staying Safe in the Sun

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

    earth, yet provides just the right amount of heat and light to support life on our planet. The sun plays ... index  here  , including on cloudy days. When the UV forecast is 3 or higher, be sure to apply sunscreen ...

  9. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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

    bites daily. Maintain accurate and current medical records. For more details and information on signs ...

  10. 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

    in different ways. As a livestock handler, reducing the amount of stress placed on the livestock will ...

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