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  1. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    Public Safety, Ohio Traffic Crash Facts).  Of these 380 incidents, 3 resulted in fatalities and 99 ... Wayne Dellingner, ANR Educator Union County Spring planting season will soon be under way across ... the State of Ohio.  After challenging planting seasons in recent years, farmers will be taking ...

  2. Roadway Transport Safety of Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks

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

    rolling to the fields, roadway safety becomes a priority. This is a review of Ohio’s regulations to ... years old. (Ohio Administrative Code 4901:2-5-04,  http://codes.ohio.gov/oac/4901:2-5-04). Towing—It is ... highly recommended that the vehicle used to tow the nurse tank be at least equal in weight to the gross ...

  3. Did you know Ohio ranks 4th in the U.S. for combine fires?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/did-you-know-ohio-ranks-4th-us-combine-fires

    inactive over the spring months, a team of Ohio State University students are thinking about fire hazards ... for contributing to an Ohio State senior capstone project.  Dee Jepsen, Associate Professor, can be ...

  4. Severe Weather on the Farm

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/severe-weather-farm

    Wayne Dellinger, ANR Educator Union County Being aware of weather conditions is nothing new to ... when severe weather strikes is not the greatest of situations.   Ohio Governor Mike DeWine proclaimed ... March 21-27, 2021 as Ohio’s Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week. Many of us saw pictures of the ...

  5. Pull the Strings Before Working Around the Bin

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/pull-strings-working-around-bin

    Richard Purdin, OSU Extension, Adams County ANR/CD Educator The Week of February 21st is ... fulfill marketing contracts or sell their 2020 crop to purchase crop inputs for the upcoming 2021 growing ... Bin The grain storage structure has many danger zones or areas that can serve as high risk to ...

  6. Working Safely with Anhydrous Ammonia

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

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

  7. Is it pandemic fatigue, winter blues, or Seasonal affective disorder?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/it-pandemic-fatigue-winter-blues

    Laura Akgerman, Disability Services Coordinator / Ohio AgrAbility Coordinator It’s wintertime. The ... or a mental health professional. Laura Akgerman, Disability Services Coordinator and Ohio AgrAbility ... months, it could be the 2020/winter blues, or it could be  Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which is ...

  8. Vomitoxin in Corn Grain Bins

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/vomitoxin-corn-grain-bins

    Mark Badertscher, OSU Extension, Hardin County ANR Educator; with information from Pierce Paul, ... temperatures and snow, and we have begun a new tax year for farmers. Considering the harvest of 2020, some ... attention to on-farm and other grain storage safety when working with corn that has high levels of ...

  9. Using Heat Lamps: Proceed with Caution!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/using-heat-lamps-proceed-caution

    Sabrina Schirtzinger, ANR Educator Knox County As temperatures get cold livestock owners search ... lamp guard. If using a lamp outdoors, make sure the lamp is labeled for outdoor use.  Use high- quality ... secured high enough that adult livestock cannot abuse (head butt, kick, or bash) the fixture. Plug your ...

  10. Avoiding the Emergency Room This Winter

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/avoiding-emergency-room-winter

    Richard Purdin ANR/CD Educator Adams County Winter is here and with winter comes inclement ... Avoid carrying heavy and bulky material – even if it means making an extra trip, carrying light, small ... Richard Purdin, ANR / CD Educator Adams County, can be reached at 937-544-2339 or  purdin.19@osu.edu. This ...

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