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  1. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    the next generation to be a part of the operation. A significant safety factor lies with the child’s ...

  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

    residue makes a ready source for rapid combustion to occur when the machine is operated in the field. ... add fuel sources for unsuspecting combine operators. Tips to prevent combine fires include: Have ... access to protect the operator. A second extinguisher (20-pound ABC) is recommended to be mounted on the ...

  3. Manure Pit Safety

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

    importance of reminding operators and applicators of following safety precautions when working around manure ... pits.  Planning ahead, developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), ensuring everyone is trained, and good ... recommended.  Establishing a “Buddy System” in your operating procedures is important when working around manure pits in 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

    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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ... anhydrous ammonia is stored under high pressure. An unintended release can occur if the equipment is not ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Tailgate Safety Training for Employees

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/resources/tailgate-safety-training-employees

    interested, losses of production are minimized, and minimum preparation by the employer is needed. Tailgate ...

  10. Pharmaceutical Waste, National Drug Take Back Campaign

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/pharmaceutical-waste-national-drug-take-back

    do with your leftover medication? Many Ohio residents have expired or unused pharmaceutical products ... While Ohio EPA does not regulate the disposal of pharmaceutical products by consumers. The State of Ohio ...

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