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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

    one area and make it better, then another, and before you know it you will lead by example to your ... a time to turn the spotlight on far too overlooked practices in agriculture. Safety and health always ... seem to ride under the radar. This week provides a space and platform for safety and health ...

  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

    that exact reason it is important to talk about suicide, and how can we support those going through ... a mental health challenge in effort to prevent a future suicide.  How is this affecting our community? The ... still very real. Bringing this conversation out to the light allows for more open discussion.  What can ...

  3. Safe Handling of Livestock on the Farm and at the Show

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    and trailers are clean and well lighted to prevent balking and slipping. Proper loading equipment will ... to raise. Tending to livestock can be a lot of hard work and long hours but with all the hard work ... farm, it is important to remember the following livestock handling safety steps. Livestock Are Not Pets ...

  4. Stay Safe Watching Aerial Applications Over Farm Fields

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    when this application is going to occur, which makes it difficult to let the neighbors know.  As you ... Do not stand in the roadway. Watching aerial applicators at work is exciting site to see. It is ... Leader Many times, we see an airplane or helicopter going over head and it catches our attention to look ...

  5. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

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    belt guards to reduce the hazards of thrown objects. Inspect for properly working lights and clean ... grassy waterways, and roadside ditches. Mowing road banks or field edges is a good practice to help ... control invasive weeds, increase visibility, or just make the property look nice. Operating a brush hog ...

  6. Hay Baler Safety

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

    a concern in late July and early August when there is still straw in the field and later cuttings of hay to ... and because of this, the fields can be rough or steep, making tractor and machinery operation ... disengage all power, shut off the engine, and wait for the flywheel and all other moving parts to stop ...

  7. 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

      www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/2019-03/trainer_guide.pdf Mary Ann Rose, Director, Pesticide Safety Education Program can be reached at (614) 292-4070 or  ... resulting dehydration can lead to heat exhaustion symptoms which may include headache, light-headedness or ... consciousness.   How to help someone experiencing heat stress Get the person to a cooler, shaded area as soon as ...

  8. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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

    because of the frequency of their exposure to animals. Prevention is the best defense. Understanding how ... 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 ...

  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 ... funny. As an adult, I still smile at their innocent fun, but the Educator in me wants to interject and ... the effects of the sun, we begin sweating to help cool off and control internal body temperature. ...

  10. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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    desire to make their parents proud. However, that is where parents must have a discussion with their ... When used correctly, a JSA form will remind children and the parents how to do the work correctly and ... the next generation to be a part of the operation. A significant safety factor lies with the child’s ...

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