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  1. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safely-keeping-farm-clean-cut

    propelled objects, and various moving equipment parts. Before hopping in the tractor, here are some steps to ... help keep you safe while making your property a showplace! Check and Maintain Equipment Follow an ... equipment lubrication schedule and read the operator’s manual thoroughly. Sharpen blades. Install chain or ...

  2. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    Provide children with the appropriate person protective equipment (PPE) for a given task and teach ... Progress.  https://www.farmprogress.com/equipment/farm-related-childhood-deaths-are-down-still-too-many. ...

  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

    you can contain a fire yourself, rapid response is important to saving valuable equipment. Combine ... when needed leads to a helpless feeling of watching one of your most expensive pieces of equipment go ... 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

    applicators and individuals working around the barn and confined spaces are recommended to be equipped with ... different types of personal protective equipment (PPE) available and the levels of protection they ... when doing maintenance or fixing equipment to ensure no one else accidently starts equipment you are ...

  5. 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 ... advantage of every window of opportunity to get seeds in the ground. Combine the spring planting equipment ... between farm units (farm equipment and farm trucks) and motor vehicles in Ohio was 380 (Ohio Department of ...

  6. 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

    different types of equipment, long hours spent in the field, exposure to dust, and numerous hours exposed to ... equipment. Harvesting Hay involves many hours in the sunlight, over exposure can cause many health effects ... is a dusty job, wearing a clean tight fitting dust mask while handling hay or cleaning equipment is ...

  7. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/can-animals-spread-disease-humans

    personal protective equipment (PPE): Respiratory protection Gloves Safety glasses Clothing and footwear ...

  8. Working Safely with Anhydrous Ammonia

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

    anhydrous ammonia is stored under high pressure. An unintended release can occur if the equipment is not ... well maintained, equipment becomes damaged, or workers are not trained to follow exact procedures. ... emergency water mounted on the nurse tank.- Personal protective equipment should include: long sleeve ...

  9. Spring Pesticide Safety Reminders

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

    and other major equipment over the winter to gear up for pesticide applications.  Have you put any ... effort into preparing for applicator safety?  Here are some questions to ask yourself in preparation for ... the season:   Do I have the required personal protective equipment on hand?  Review your pesticide ...

  10. 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

    stretches of fence. There are two types of tractor mounted post-hole diggers available on the market, power ... steps to avoid injury or fatality when working with equipment with moving parts or a power take off ... procedures before using the equipment. Maintain safety shields and labels. Use equipment only if all safety ...

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