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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

    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 ...

  2. 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. ... 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 ...

  3. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

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

  4. 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

    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 ...

  5. Staying Safe in the Sun

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/staying-safe-sun

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

  6. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    for upcoming farm and field drives where the operator may be turning before attempting to pass.  If ...

  7. Working Safely with Anhydrous Ammonia

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

    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 ...

  8. 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

    farm, from making hay to building fence, planting crops, and tending to livestock. For many small and ... get out of the tractor and stretch throughout the day. Pack a Healthy Lunch for the Field Just because ... you are working in the field does not mean you cannot have a healthy meal. Your lunch should provide ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Spring Pesticide Safety Reminders

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

    exit to the field while spraying.    Mixing and loading in the field?  Make sure you have soap, water, ...

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