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  1. Rural Roads in the Autumn

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

    areas is well over halfway complete.  With the changing of the seasons, we also see changes that need to ... colors have brought more urban traffic to rural areas this time of year, and farm equipment and trucks ... In 2020 alone, the total number of incidents between farm units (farm equipment and farm trucks) and ...

  2. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

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

    season. Not having extinguishers ready when needed leads to a helpless feeling of watching one of your ... harvest crew. Don’t get caught thinking it can never happen on your farm.  Take preventative action and be ...

  3. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

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

    season on many agritourism farms across Ohio.  It is a time for visitors to make a trip out to the farm ... farm.  As a farmer, it is a great way to diversify your business and bring in a much higher farm income on ... see your farm income improving, you are also seeing you have added a lot of additional risk because ...

  4. AgrAbility 30 Year Anniversary

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

    they need to live independently, and to continue or return to working in production agriculture. ...

  5. 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

    conversations are happening they are still quiet. The stigma or fear of admitting a person needs support is ... still very real. Bringing this conversation out to the light allows for more open discussion.  What can ... trainings. The farm stress team has developed a website with more information and resources on the topics of ...

  6. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

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

    nuisance,” this would not be appropriate on a farm with workers who need to know where hazardous materials ... important to prevent harm to unauthorized users.   Protecting farm workers. While in some cases a small farm ... Ohio.  The best way to dispose of unneeded farm pesticides is to take them to one of the Ohio Department of ...

  7. 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

    Farm Safety Yields Real Results September 19-25, 2021 National Farm Safety and Health Week is ... needs and practices. Yields, loans, conservation efforts, innovative technologies, weather, inheritance ... tax laws and carbon credits all seem to steal the thunder and the daily headlines, but farm safety ...

  8. Confined Space

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

    Spaces FARM Workforce Development Safety Reference Manual 2019 Liquid Manure fact sheet Manure Pit ...

  9. Staying Safe in the Sun

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

    photosynthesis that enables our crops to grow properly. Sunshine is critical for farm life, but like anything ... then reapply every 2 hours while you’re out in the sun. You may need to reapply sunscreen more often if ...

  10. 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 ... and symptoms, communication needs, and special considerations for children or during pregnancy, check ...

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