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  1. 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

    increase in fires to combine harvesters and crop fields. Unintentional fires are never an enjoyable event ... with the other workers or family members.  Knowing what to do in the event of a fire emergency is ...

  2. Manure Pit Safety

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

    event something happens, and someone collapses.  A safety belt or harness should be worn as a lifeline, ...

  3. Stay Safe Making Hay When the Sun Shines

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-safe-making-hay-when-sun-shines

    harvest can be a very labor intensive and time-consuming job. Hay harvest involves working around many ... making process is a very fast pace and labor-intensive process. Baling and storing hay should be done as ...

  4. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    you are preparing to meet a piece of equipment, watch for guardrails, mailboxes, and road signs that ... may prevent the operator from getting over far enough to meet safely. Farm equipment operators can do ...

  5. 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

    medium sized farms these tasks are commonly placed on the shoulders of a few individuals. With less labor ... Managing Stress During Crunch Time Get at least 7 hours of sleep. Communicate with family and friends. ...

  6. Pharmaceutical Waste, National Drug Take Back Campaign

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/pharmaceutical-waste-national-drug-take-back

    leftover pharmaceuticals from the home, the best option is to take them to a collection event or permanent ... resources.  The United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Take-Back Day events provide an ... takebackday.dea.gov. Locally contact your local Solid Waste Management District or your local Sheriff’s Office for locations.  ...

  7. Safe Measures Around the Post-Hole Digger = More Fence Built This Spring

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safe-measures-around-post-hole-digger-more

    post-hole auger/digger. A tractor mounted post-hole digger can reduce time and labor when building large ...

  8. Tailgate Safety Training for Employees

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/resources/tailgate-safety-training-employees

    Conducting regular safety meetings is a key component of any organized workplace safety program. ...

  9. Did you know Ohio ranks 4th in the U.S. for combine fires?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/did-you-know-ohio-ranks-4th-us-combine-fires

    Agricultural Systems Management students are seeking input from owners and operators of farm machinery. The ...

  10. Severe Weather on the Farm

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

    events. Similar to stray lightning, flooding may occur even in areas that have received no rain if there was ... a large rainfall event upstream. Don’t get caught in severe weather this spring and summer. Keep ...

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