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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Confined Space

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

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

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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

    especially if they are nose down, on the way to an incident scene.  Airplanes and helicopters are also used ... Stay a safe distance away from the field where the aircraft is working. Do not stand on the edge of the ... safety. Do not stop on a road – pull your vehicle over to the side of the road and use warning flashers. ...

  6. Hay Baler Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/hay-baler-safety

    someone is working on the machine, never allow anyone to turn the flywheel. Moving parts can easily injure ... windrows, into it. Instead, spread the material on the ground so the machine can pick it up.   Wear ... adjusting the bale ejector. No one should stand behind or work on the ejector while the PTO and engine are ...

  7. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

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

    gloves Hearing protection   Mowing on Slopes Brush hogging usually involves working over rough or uneven ... control. Adjust rear and front tires to sit farther out, increasing stability on slopes. Wear a seat belt ...

  8. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/keeping-next-generation-safe

    https://ag-safety.extension.org/age-appropriate-tasks-for-children-on-farms-and-ranches/. Murphy, D. (2014, June 20).  Children and Safety on the Farm. Penn State Extension.  ... 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 ...

  9. Stay Hydrated this Summer

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-hydrated-summer

    they would toss their sweat-soaked t-shirts aside each night and be amused when they tried to put on ... the summer puts a significant strain on our bodies. When our bodies warm up from physical exertion and ... dehydration and stay healthy this summer. Consider the following tips: Keep water on hand. You are more likely ...

  10. 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

    plant materials on a regular basis, proper lubrication of bearings/chains, and checking electrical ... may also be mounted on the bottom of the machine to drag on the ground while in the field. This ... Emergency response times will be longer in these situations. Have (2) ABC fire extinguishers mounted on the ...

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