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  1. It’s Time to Break Down the Stigma

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/it%E2%80%99s-time-break-down-stigma

    By Bridget Britton, Behavioral Health Field Specialist ANR September is National Suicide ... subscribe to the blog page for the most up to date information. Bridget Britton, Behavioral Health Field ...

  2. Stay Safe Watching Aerial Applications Over Farm Fields

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    in agriculture production to plant seeds for agronomic crops, cover crops and also to apply ... fertilizers and pesticides. Aerial applications, also known as crop dusting, is common in Ohio. It is ... a specialty service for fields that are in their advanced growing stages- where equipment can no longer pass ...

  3. Hay Baler Safety

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    be made. Oftentimes wheat and hay fields that have more slope than row crops like corn and soybeans, ... a concern in late July and early August when there is still straw in the field and later cuttings of hay to ... and because of this, the fields can be rough or steep, making tractor and machinery operation ...

  4. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

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    grassy waterways, and roadside ditches. Mowing road banks or field edges is a good practice to help ... Aware of your Environment First walk unfamiliar fields or areas to help avoid accidents or damage to ...

  5. Take Action Against Combine and Field Fires

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    increase in fires to combine harvesters and crop fields. Unintentional fires are never an enjoyable event. ... Leader Weather conditions have helped Ohio wheat fields mature – but these same conditions can lead to an ... heat sources include faulty wiring, over-heated bearings, leaking fuel or hydraulic oil. The dry crop ...

  6. Stay Safe Making Hay When the Sun Shines

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    a busy month, finishing the crop planting, caring for livestock, and harvesting first cutting of hay. Hay ... different types of equipment, long hours spent in the field, exposure to dust, and numerous hours exposed to ... easily shorten the harvest window making the process very challenging. Harvest your hay crop in intervals ...

  7. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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    morning walking the fields with dad and the dog. The sun is just coming up over the trees as you check the ...

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    CPSC-Consumer Product Safety Commission FEMA-Federal Emergency Management Agency NIOSH-National Institute for ...

  9. Staying Safe in the Sun

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    photosynthesis that enables our crops to grow properly. Sunshine is critical for farm life, but like anything ...

  10. Working Safely with Anhydrous Ammonia

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    with the safe use of the product, understand the potential for injury and know how to respond to an ... emergency. There are several hazards associated to working with anhydrous ammonia in the field. One hazard is that ... respiratory system. Some simple suggestions when working with anhydrous ammonia in the field include:- Always ...

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