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  1. Stay Hydrated this Summer

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-hydrated-summer

    hours outside each day, working beneath the hot sun and becoming drenched in sweat. Being teenage boys, ... funny. As an adult, I still smile at their innocent fun, but the Educator in me wants to interject and ... ask any number of questions, including, “Weren’t you worried about dehydration?!” Working outside in ...

  2. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    in determining whether they are physically and mentally able to complete certain tasks. The Farm and ... Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH) Community of Practice (2012) listed key points about ... to work on the farm, ensure that they have appropriate childcare and are not in farm work areas. ...

  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

    increase in fires to combine harvesters and crop fields. Unintentional fires are never an enjoyable event. ... pre-planning for fire emergencies.  Ohio ranks fourth in the nation for combine fires. Other states leading the ... Dakota (7 th).  The majority of harvester fires start in the engine compartment. Contributing factors for ...

  4. Manure Pit Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/manure-pit-safety

    is heavier than air, and will collect is low lying areas without good air movement.  If it is in the ... will cause alerted breathing, collapse, and death.  Exposure to ammonia results in immediate burning ... sensation and redness in the eyes.  Methane and carbon monoxide are odorless and difficult to detect by ...

  5. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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

    traveling or enjoying some outdoor activities, many people might encounter animals in either an urban or ... include petting or touching animals, bites or scratches, or your dog lying in bed with you licking your ... team are essential in preventing the spread of zoonotic disease. Quality Assurance programs delivered ...

  6. Staying Safe in the Sun

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

    an important role in the hydrological cycle that provides us with water and the process of ... then reapply every 2 hours while you’re out in the sun. You may need to reapply sunscreen more often if ... sunscreen. When possible, plan to work in the shade or indoors when UV rays are strongest, which is typically ...

  7. 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 ... the sun. Here are some tips to stay safe and healthy while making hay in 2021. Pace Yourself The hay ...

  8. Campus Information, Summer 2021

    https://grad.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/https%3A/cfaes.osu.edu/news/releases/campus-information-summer-2021

    allow business-related travel in line with updated health and safety requirements and our continued ... campuses except for in Wexner Medical Center facilities, Student Health facilities, colleges and units with ... public facing clinical operations, and on public transportation – in accordance with public health ...

  9. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    the State of Ohio.  After challenging planting seasons in recent years, farmers will be taking ... advantage of every window of opportunity to get seeds in the ground. Combine the spring planting equipment ... telecommuting back to work from COVID-19 and we have an increased risk of incidents on local roadways. In the ...

  10. Working Safely with Anhydrous Ammonia

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

    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 ... repairs or adjustments in the field. - Ensure that a set of personal protective equipment is located in ...

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