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  1. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    Autumn weather conditions have led to an increase in combine fires. Two recommendations to prevent ... ranks fourth in the nation for combine fires. Other states leading the list include Minnesota (1 st), ... harvester fires start in the engine compartment. Contributing factors for heat sources include faulty ...

  2. AgrAbility 30 Year Anniversary

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/agrability-30-year-anniversary

    AgrAbility invites you to join us in celebrating 30 years of AgrAbility!  In October AgrAbility projects will ... Virtual State Fair on  Facebook  or  Twitter .  Ohio’s AgrAbility Project  has been housed in CFAES ... Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering since 2009, and works with farmers across the ...

  3. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/u-pick-apple-orchard-safety

    (example:  nuts on the caramel apples in Market Barn) Lack of Maintenance  Tractors & Wagons for ... Health Center https://deohs.washington.edu/pnash/orchard-injuries   Food Safety Considerations in Vermont ... farm.  As a farmer, it is a great way to diversify your business and bring in a much higher farm income on ...

  4. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/store-pesticides-safely-and-securely

    the environment.  Let’s start with people who have no business being in your pesticide storage ... important to prevent harm to unauthorized users.   Protecting farm workers. While in some cases a small farm ... hazardous materials in the workplace, pesticides being just one kind of hazardous substance.  In addition to ...

  5. Confined Space

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/program-areas/confined-space

    Confined Space video Manure Pit Safety-- Safety Through the Seasons Newsletter article Gas Hazards in ...

  6. National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/national-farm-safety-and-health-week-2021

    a time to turn the spotlight on far too overlooked practices in agriculture. Safety and health always ... – Safety & Health for Youth in Agriculture Thursday – Agricultural Fertilizer & Chemical Safety ... Friday – Safety & Health for Women in Agriculture Head over to the  National Education Center for ...

  7. 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 ... rural setting. Animals provide many benefits to people such as food, fiber, travel, sport, ... include petting or touching animals, bites or scratches, or your dog lying in bed with you licking your ...

  8. 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

    a mental health challenge in effort to prevent a future suicide.  How is this affecting our community? The ... agricultural community is  1.5 times  more likely to die by suicide than any other population in the United ... States according to a CDC study published in 2017. Suicides are up by over 40% in the last 20 years ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Safe Handling of Livestock on the Farm and at the Show

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safe-handling-livestock-farm-and-show

    in different ways. As a livestock handler, reducing the amount of stress placed on the livestock will ... go a long way in reducing the occurrence of human and livestock injury. Some tips to reducing stress ...

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