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  1. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    (2014) “About every three days a child on a U.S. farm dies from an agriculture-related incident. Every ... 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.  ... https://extension.psu.edu/children-and-safety-on-the-farm. Smith, R. (2014, June 2).  Farm-related childhood deaths are down, but still too many. Farm ...

  2. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

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

    farm chores are complete, for many farmers this means cleaning up overgrown pastures, buffer strips, ... 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 ...

  3. Beach Monitoring Practices Webinar

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/events/beach-monitoring-practices-webinar

    Topics of discussion include: The Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy's Beach Watch ... Program Wisconsin's Coastal Beaches Working Group The Lilly Center for Lakes and Streams' ...

  4. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    a story about the summers he spent helping bale hay at his uncle’s farm. He and his cousins would spend ... 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 ...

  5. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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

    What are some ways to help prevent the spread? The AgriSafe Network states that farmers, farm ... team are essential in preventing the spread of zoonotic disease. Quality Assurance programs delivered ... bites daily. Maintain accurate and current medical records. For more details and information on signs ...

  6. 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

    thinking it can never happen on your farm.  Take preventative action and be prepared. Wayne Dellinger, ANR ... 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 ...

  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  ... injuries.    Protect yourself, your family and farm workers by implementing preventive measures and knowing the ... information on symptoms and first aid measures, read the following resources: Heat Stress (factsheet) ...

  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 ... photosynthesis that enables our crops to grow properly. Sunshine is critical for farm life, but like anything ... index  here  , including on cloudy days. When the UV forecast is 3 or higher, be sure to apply sunscreen ...

  9. Manure Pit Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/manure-pit-safety

    provide.  Having a self-contained breathing apparatus or supplied air respirator on hand is ... working on or repairing. Fencing and signage are important considerations around open manure pits to ...

  10. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    anticipating farm equipment actions on the roadway will help decrease the risk of collisions.  When approaching ... on the road and increased motor vehicle traffic because of more people transitioning from ... telecommuting back to work from COVID-19 and we have an increased risk of incidents on local roadways. In the ...

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