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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 ... the effects of the sun, we begin sweating to help cool off and control internal body temperature. ... with a high water content. Many types of fresh produce are in season right now and make great snacks or ...

  2. Manure Pit Safety

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

    are present provides a visual warning and helps alert people to the risks in the area. Producers and ... communication helps reduce the risk and keep everyone safe. Manure pit gases are the biggest concern for health ... storage, can be toxic to both humans and livestock.  Hydrogen sulfide (H 2 S) gas is the biggest risk and ...

  3. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    the next generation to be a part of the operation. A significant safety factor lies with the child’s ... (2014) “About every three days a child on a U.S. farm dies from an agriculture-related incident. Every ... a preventive measure to help farm families record the age-appropriate tasks for the child(ren). “Job Safety ...

  4. 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

    Leader Weather conditions have helped Ohio wheat fields mature – but these same conditions can lead to an ... pre-planning for fire emergencies.  Ohio ranks fourth in the nation for combine fires. Other states leading the ... connections should be part of the daily routine. Farmers may choose to do their daily maintenance in the ...

  5. New Summer Sprout Community Garden Application is Available

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/news/new-summer-sprout-community-garden-application-available

    2022. The application is in 3 parts. All three are due by July 28, 2021. 2022 New Summer Sprout ...

  6. 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 ... employees, and youth livestock exhibitors have higher levels of risk for contracting zoonotic diseases ... to both youth and adults help address the issues of food safety which includes a link to biosecurity, ...

  7. 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 ... the State of Ohio.  After challenging planting seasons in recent years, farmers will be taking ... telecommuting back to work from COVID-19 and we have an increased risk of incidents on local roadways. In the ...

  8. Staying Safe in the Sun

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

    skin to the sun can lead to damage like tans or sunburns. That damage can increase our risk of ...

  9. Applications for Master Gardener Basic Training are Open!

    https://cuyahoga.osu.edu/news/applications-master-gardener-basic-training-are-open

    The Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener Program is a volunteer educational program ... designed to meet the horticultural needs of citizens of Ohio. Its purpose is to train volunteers and use ...

  10. One Question Could Save Someone’s Life

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/one-question-could-save-someone%E2%80%99s-life

    professionals use to help someone in an immediate mental health crisis. QPR is a training of a three ... Bridget Britton, Extension Field Specialist, Behavioral Health The month of May helps us to be ... aware that warm weather is inching toward Ohio, it is also  Mental Health Awareness month. May is a time ...

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