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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

    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 ... meals that add to your total water intake. Choose foods like peaches, melons, peppers, or tomatoes to ...

  3. 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

    Leader Weather conditions have helped Ohio wheat fields mature – but these same conditions can lead to an ... pre-planning for fire emergencies.  Ohio ranks fourth in the nation for combine fires. Other states leading the ... in place: Call 911 or your local first responders at the first sign of a fire.  Don’t wait to know if ...

  4. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    participate in local farm and ranch safety activities.  Developmental Stages An article by Penn State ...

  5. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/can-animals-spread-disease-humans

    rural setting. Animals provide many benefits to people such as food, fiber, travel, sport, ... plants, soil, and pet food/water bowls. Vector-borne – Being bitten by a tick, mosquito, or flea. ... Foodborne/Waterborne – Eating or drinking unsafe food or liquids. For example, unpasteurized (raw) milk, undercooked ...

  6. Staying Safe in the Sun

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

    there are steps we can take to protect our skin while we go about our daily tasks: Check the local UV ... between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. These simple steps take only a few minutes of our time, but go a long way in ...

  7. 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 ... the State of Ohio.  After challenging planting seasons in recent years, farmers will be taking ... telecommuting back to work from COVID-19 and we have an increased risk of incidents on local roadways. In the ...

  8. Summer Days Ahead: Don’t Ignore Heat Stress!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/summer-days-ahead-don%E2%80%99t-ignore-heat-stress

      www.osha.gov/sites/default/files/2019-03/trainer_guide.pdf Mary Ann Rose, Director, Pesticide Safety Education Program can be reached at (614) 292-4070 or  ... at cooler times of the day. Take breaks to cool down, for example, 10-15 minutes every 2 hours. Wear ...

  9. 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 ... pharmaceutical drop-off. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and ... public health issue. According to the 2019 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.7 million people ...

  10. Tailgate Safety Training for Employees

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

    for the training sessions. Documentation for all safety training should be kept on file.   Topic ideas ... any safety concerns and address any issues.   Be sure to document or have a "sign-in" sheet ...

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