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  1. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    fatalities, around 14% were the result of a roadway collision.  In 2020 alone, the total number of incidents ... for upcoming farm and field drives where the operator may be turning before attempting to pass.  If ... may prevent the operator from getting over far enough to meet safely. Farm equipment operators can do ...

  2. Manure Pit Safety

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

    keep a safe distance away and pull them to safety should the need arise.  The second person can also ...

  3. 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

    overwhelmed, heat stress may progress to a life-threatening condition – heat stroke.   Heat stress also may ... that may be associated with heat stress, may contribute to higher incidence of accidents or ... body may lose as much as 1-2 quarts per hour!  Adapt work to the weather, for example, spray pesticides ...

  4. Educational Resources

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    carefully identified. Ag Safety STAT Newsletter- An electronic newsletter prepared by team members from the ...

  5. 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

    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 ... professional this may be helpful to those silently struggling? Read on to learn more about a training anyone in ...

  6. Fire Safety Edition- Feb. 2020

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/fire-safety-edition-feb-2020

    activities that may be re-published in your own newsletters or programs. If you have safety-related questions ... Ag Safety S.T.A.T. – Safe Tactics for Ag Today  is an electronic newsletter prepared by the OSU ...

  7. Severe Weather on the Farm

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

    devastation of the August 2020 derecho that impacted parts of the Midwest. As the temperatures warm up and the ... today’s agricultural equipment, every pass in the field may mean numerous levers, toggle switches, and ... house may be all it takes to stay safe. Monitoring weather on a radio can let the operator know well ...

  8. Avoiding the Emergency Room This Winter

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/avoiding-emergency-room-winter

    weather, unfortunately farmers and ranchers must tend to their chores no matter what mother nature may ... need to be taken when working in the winter elements. No matter how important a task may seem, it is ... make sure to check weather conditions and be aware of any forecast changes that may take place ...

  9. COVID-19 Resources for Farmers

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/program-areas/covid-19-resources-farmers

    COVID-19 national health crisis. CFAES Knowledge Exchange COVID-19 Resources: Knowledge Exchange: COVID-19 Hub ... PPE, Cloth Face Coverings, Disinfectants, and Sanitation Supplies During the COVID-19 Pandemic  (May ... 20, 2020) OHSA’s Enforcement Guidance for Use of Respiratory Protection Equipment: Certified under ...

  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

    Richard Purdin, OSU Extension, Adams County ANR/CD Educator The month of May is a busy time on the ...

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