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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

    propelled objects, and various moving equipment parts. Before hopping in the tractor, here are some steps to ... visible SMV sign. Ensure all shields and guards are in place.   Wear Proper PPE Wearing the proper ... topography and in many areas of Ohio this involves steep slopes. Some ways to avoid equipment rollover ...

  2. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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

    Eating foods high in salt can cause your body to draw water from the cells, possibly leading to ... dehydration. Examples of foods high in sodium include chips, processed meats, and fast food.   Choose foods ... hours outside each day, working beneath the hot sun and becoming drenched in sweat. Being teenage boys, ...

  3. Teaching Gardens @ Miami County Fairgrounds

    https://miami.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/teaching-gardens-miami-county-fairgrounds-0

    were re-designed in 2021 by the Miami County Master Gardener Volunteers. ...

  4. 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. ...

  5. OSU Extension Offices closed Monday, July 5th

    https://miami.osu.edu/news/osu-extension-offices-closed-monday-july-5th

    All OSU Extension Offices will be closed on Monday, July 5th in observance of the 4th of July ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Extension Office open by Phone on Friday, July 2nd!

    https://miami.osu.edu/news/extension-office-open-phone-friday-july-2nd

    Therefore, all county buildings will be closed. The OSU Extension Office in the Hobart Center for County ...

  9. Extension Office open by Phone on Friday, July 2nd!

    https://miami.osu.edu/node/2270

    Therefore, all county buildings will be closed. The OSU Extension Office in the Hobart Center for County ...

  10. 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 ...

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