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  1. 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

    inactive over the spring months, a team of Ohio State University students are thinking about fire hazards ... that occur to these machines while they are harvesting summer and fall crops.   This team of ... for contributing to an Ohio State senior capstone project.  Dee Jepsen, Associate Professor, can be ...

  2. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    period from 2009-2018 over half of the farm fatalities in Ohio were related to tractor use (OSU Extension ... the State of Ohio.  After challenging planting seasons in recent years, farmers will be taking ... Ag Safety & Health, Farm Fatality and Injury Database for Ohio).  Of these tractor related ...

  3. Roadway Transport Safety of Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks

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

    that a customer may only tow one nurse tank.)      Pickup truck and one nurse tank (Ohio Administrative ... applicator and one nurse tank.     Tractor and two nurse tanks. (Local supplier company policy may dictate ... rolling to the fields, roadway safety becomes a priority. This is a review of Ohio’s regulations to ...

  4. Severe Weather on the Farm

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/severe-weather-farm

    when severe weather strikes is not the greatest of situations.   Ohio Governor Mike DeWine proclaimed ... March 21-27, 2021 as Ohio’s Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week. Many of us saw pictures of the ... today’s agricultural equipment, every pass in the field may mean numerous levers, toggle switches, and ...

  5. Working Safely with Anhydrous Ammonia

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

    emergency. There are several hazards associated to working with anhydrous ammonia in the field. One hazard is that ... mcguire.225@osu.edu.  This column is provided by the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team ...

  6. Vomitoxin in Corn Grain Bins

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    accessible for online purchases. Quarter masks, with replaceable cartridges, may also be more economical in ... producers may experience vomitoxin in their bins when unloading and cleaning out this past harvest’s corn ... vomitoxin. Some localized areas of Ohio experienced fields with Gibberella ear rot (GER) that was more than ...

  7. COVID-19 Resources for Farmers

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    Management Dashboard   Spanish Resources: Ohio Department of Health--   Home Spanish landing page for ... CDC- Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility   Agricultural Operations Resouces: Agritourism Guidance for Ohio ... PPE, Cloth Face Coverings, Disinfectants, and Sanitation Supplies During the COVID-19 Pandemic  (May ...

  8. Pull the Strings Before Working Around the Bin

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/pull-strings-working-around-bin

    one's health and well being. Loose hanging strings, baggy clothing, or other loose clothing such as ... Safety and Health Team.  https://agsafety.osu.edu/. ...

  9. Is it pandemic fatigue, winter blues, or Seasonal affective disorder?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/it-pandemic-fatigue-winter-blues

    Laura Akgerman, Disability Services Coordinator / Ohio AgrAbility Coordinator It’s wintertime. The ... or a mental health professional. Laura Akgerman, Disability Services Coordinator and Ohio AgrAbility ... Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team.  https://agsafety.osu.edu/. ...

  10. Using Heat Lamps: Proceed with Caution!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/using-heat-lamps-proceed-caution

    Schirtzinger.55@osu.edu. This column is provided by the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team ...

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