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  1. The Thriving Farmer — Information to Help Farmers and Their Families Make Healthful Choices

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/thriving-farmer-%E2%80%94-information-help-farmers-and

    sandwiches made with whole grain bread may help lower your risks of health problems, such as heart disease, ... a hearty one-container lunch with plenty of fuel for a busy afternoon. Leftovers, Planned Overs, and Make ... (captaincalclulator.com, nd)! Before leaving for work, you may eat a nutritious breakfast, yet few farmers consume enough ...

  2. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/prevent-combine-fires-during-fall-harvest

    property damage include: preventative maintenance and pre-planning for fire emergencies.  Ohio ranks fourth ... in the nation for combine fires. Other states leading the list include Minnesota (1 st), Iowa (2 nd), ... start in the engine compartment. Contributing factors for heat sources include faulty wiring, ...

  3. Rural Roads in the Autumn

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    areas is well over halfway complete.  With the changing of the seasons, we also see changes that need to ... motor vehicles unfamiliar with their presence leads to an increased risk of incidents on local roadways. ... motor vehicles in Ohio was 380 (Ohio Department of Public Safety, Ohio Traffic Crash Facts).  Distracted ...

  4. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/u-pick-apple-orchard-safety

    season on many agritourism farms across Ohio.  It is a time for visitors to make a trip out to the farm ... now having hundreds or even thousands of people visiting your farm with dozens of additional employees ... the farm or some other type of posted statement for your visitors to observe?  All questions to think ...

  5. AgrAbility 30 Year Anniversary

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/agrability-30-year-anniversary

    Laura Akgerman, Disability Services Coordinator, Ohio AgrAbility Program and OSU Extension Ohio ... Virtual State Fair on  Facebook  or  Twitter .  Ohio’s AgrAbility Project  has been housed in CFAES ... Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering since 2009, and works with farmers across the ...

  6. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

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    the environment.  Let’s start with people who have no business being in your pesticide storage ... you will never use, or stockpiling uncleaned containers?  Are you prepared for a fire with a fire ... extinguisher or a spill with a spill kit?  For spill readiness, always have these items available: absorbent ...

  7. National Farm Safety and Health Week 2021

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/national-farm-safety-and-health-week-2021

    setting a pace that includes doing things safely can save lives. Put safety first! Talk with your ... employees and family members today. Schedule safety meetings with employees or conversations around the ... kitchen table with family to discuss safety rules and the safety culture on your farm. Decide to tackle ...

  8. It’s Time to Break Down the Stigma

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    events this month. Check with your local  mental health and recovery board  to see what may be going on ... Month, and with that comes the opportunity to raise awareness to help prevent even one more suicide from ... become overwhelmed to a point where they feel there is no other option beside suicide. For that exact ...

  9. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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

    include petting or touching animals, bites or scratches, or your dog lying in bed with you licking your ... pathogens can be either bacterial, viral, or parasitic.  How can they spread? The Centers for Disease ... get infected with pathogens that can cause zoonotic diseases. Including: Direct contact – Coming into ...

  10. Safe Handling of Livestock on the Farm and at the Show

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    comes a feeling of accomplishment. No matter if you are raising your livestock for show or sell off the ... remember that livestock are not pets and should be handled with caution. Never let your guard down when ... prevent injury for both livestock and handlers. Have another handler with you when working with livestock, ...

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