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  1. 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 ...

  2. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    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 ... child(ren) to determine what tasks are developmentally appropriate for them. According to Farm Progress ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Manure Pit Safety

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

    ammonia are gasses of concern. Pit gases from any storage pit, whether closed, open, or under barn ... working on or repairing. Fencing and signage are important considerations around open manure pits to ...

  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 ... https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/zoonoses. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2017, July 14).  Zoonotic Diseases. Centers for ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ... Ag Safety & Health, Farm Fatality and Injury Database for Ohio).  Of these tractor related ... between farm units (farm equipment and farm trucks) and motor vehicles in Ohio was 380 (Ohio Department of ...

  8. Working Safely with Anhydrous Ammonia

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

    and nurse tank valves can be exposure openings for an unintended release. - When changing nurse tanks, ... park the tractor upwind before opening bleeder valves or disconnecting hoses. This can minimize the ...

  9. 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

    injuries.    Protect yourself, your family and farm workers by implementing preventive measures and knowing the ...

  10. Balancing Your Health and the Spring To-Do List

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/balancing-your-health-and-spring-do-list

    farm, from making hay to building fence, planting crops, and tending to livestock. For many small and ... medium sized farms these tasks are commonly placed on the shoulders of a few individuals. With less labor ... force available on smaller farms, producers can easily become consumed in the work at hand and forget ...

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