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  1. 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

    rather than trying to harvest the whole crop in one week. Protect yourself It is a good practice to drink ... equipment. Harvesting Hay involves many hours in the sunlight, over exposure can cause many health effects ... sleeved shirts Long pants Wide brim hats Sunglasses Apply sunscreen routinely or every 2-3 hours is a good ...

  2. 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

    contribute to other serious health conditions, such as heart attacks, and because of fatigue or confusion ... protection if working outside. Be conscious of health conditions that may increase with heat stress. Signs of ... the person’s body with cool water or apply wet towels; change the towels frequently to keep them cool. ...

  3. 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 ... to help us gain awareness and understanding of persons with mental or behavioral health problems or ...

  4. Teaching Youth to be Safe Around Livestock

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/teaching-youth-be-safe-around-livestock

    livestock to protect their offspring, herd, pasture, or pen. Watch for signs of aggression and fear to know ... OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team.   https://agsafety.osu.edu/. ...

  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

    about taking care of their health and wellness. Here are a few steps you can take this spring to stay ... Managing Stress During Crunch Time Get at least 7 hours of sleep. Communicate with family and friends. ... is provided by the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team,  https://agsafety.osu.edu/.  ...

  6. Spring Pesticide Safety Reminders

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/spring-pesticide-safety-reminders

    compliance with the label?   Are you applying pesticides from inside an enclosed cab?  The label may not ... pested@osu.edu  / 614-292-4070. This column is provided by the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health ...

  7. 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

    public health issue. According to the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.7 million people ... takebackday.dea.gov. Locally contact your local Solid Waste Management District or your local Sheriff’s Office for locations.  ... by the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team at  agsafety.osu.edu. Resources ...

  8. 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

    Dee Jepsen, Associate Professor, Agricultural Safety and Health While many combines are parked and ... Agricultural Systems Management students are seeking input from owners and operators of farm machinery. The ... a combine or corn picker, please help them learn more about your fire prevention practices by completing ...

  9. 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

    provided by the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team.  https://agsafety.osu.edu/. ...

  10. Roadway Transport Safety of Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks

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

    Dee Jepsen, Associate Professor, Agricultural Safety and Health As Anhydrous nurse tanks start ... Transport—If a leak occurs in transportation equipment and it is not practical to stop the leak, the driver ... is provided by the OSU Extension Agricultural Safety and Health Team,  https://agsafety.osu.edu/. ...

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