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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

    making process is a very fast pace and labor-intensive process. Baling and storing hay should be done as ... plenty of water (8 ounces every 15-30 minutes) and stay hydrated even if you are just operating ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Spring Pesticide Safety Reminders

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

    chemical storage is secure enough to keep children and unauthorized people out.   Have you stored your PPE ... in the pesticide cabinet or storeroom?  If so, remove and store it in another location.  Some ...

  4. 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

    take off (PTO) operated and hydraulic flow operated. It is important to use caution and follow safety ... (PTO) or hydraulic system. Prevention Measures Read the operator’s manual for proper operating ... bolts.   Safe Operation Steps Call 811 to locate buried utilities before digging. Clear obstructions such ...

  5. 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 ... safety education that farmers have in place for their combine harvesters.  If you own or operate ... approximately 12-15 minutes to answer. General questions are asked about the size of the farm operation and type ...

  6. Severe Weather on the Farm

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

    fields dry, tractors will be operating in full force across the corn belt to get crops planted. With ... buttons to pull and push. These, in addition to GPS and other monitors in the cab, can keep the operator ... house may be all it takes to stay safe. Monitoring weather on a radio can let the operator know well ...

  7. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    from the rear, watch for signals from the operator whether it be a yellow turn signal or hand ... signal.  With larger equipment, often it is difficult for the operator to see traffic coming from behind.  Watch ... for upcoming farm and field drives where the operator may be turning before attempting to pass.  If ...

  8. Roadway Transport Safety of Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks

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

    protect the transporter and the public. Operator Age—Individuals transporting anhydrous ammonia must be 21 ... weight of the nurse tank. This will assist the operator in maintaining control minimizing the risk of ... highways. (Ohio Administrative Code 901:5-3-10,  http://codes.ohio.gov/oac/901%3A5-3). Prior to operating ...

  9. Vomitoxin in Corn Grain Bins

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/vomitoxin-corn-grain-bins

    available treatments to reduce vomitoxin levels in stored grain. Poor storage may cause toxin levels to ... be sold as soon as possible. Dry and store harvested grain to below 15% moisture or lower to minimize ... further mold development and toxin contamination in storage. Store dried grain at cool temperatures (36 to ...

  10. About Us

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           Kent McGuire      CFAES – Safety & Health Coordinator      CFAES Operations Unit- CFAES Safety ...

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