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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

    over-heated bearings, leaking fuel or hydraulic oil. The dry crop residue makes a ready source for rapid ... their daily maintenance in the morning while waiting for the dew to burn off the crops. However, ... departments directly instead of through the 911 system are important safety conversations for the entire ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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

    insurance, market prices, weather, or legal issues it all compounds impacting the mental and physical health ...

  4. Staying Safe in the Sun

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

    photosynthesis that enables our crops to grow properly. Sunshine is critical for farm life, but like anything ...

  5. Stay Safe Watching Aerial Applications Over Farm Fields

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-safe-watching-aerial-applications-over

    in agriculture production to plant seeds for agronomic crops, cover crops and also to apply ... fertilizers and pesticides. Aerial applications, also known as crop dusting, is common in Ohio. It is ... through without ruining the crop. The property owner who hires this work to be done, may not know exactly ...

  6. Hay Baler Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/hay-baler-safety

    be made. Oftentimes wheat and hay fields that have more slope than row crops like corn and soybeans, ... with limited time. Therefore, operators must always work safely as no hay or straw crop is worth injury ...

  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. ... heat sources include faulty wiring, over-heated bearings, leaking fuel or hydraulic oil. The dry crop ... morning while waiting for the dew to burn off the crops. However, performing maintenance at night will ...

  8. Manure Pit Safety

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

    H 2 S monitors or multi-gas detectors that will provide alerts when levels are increasing.  The alert system will ... recommended.  Establishing a “Buddy System” in your operating procedures is important when working around manure pits in the ... call for emergency help if needed. Properly operating ventilation systems are very important for ...

  9. Educational Resources

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    Emergency Preparedness- Emergency preparedness for agritourism and direct marketing enterprises. Tractor ...

  10. 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 ... easily shorten the harvest window making the process very challenging. Harvest your hay crop in intervals ... rather than trying to harvest the whole crop in one week. Protect yourself It is a good practice to drink ...

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