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  1. Balancing Your Health and the Spring To-Do List

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/balancing-your-health-and-spring-do-list

    farm, from making hay to building fence, planting crops, and tending to livestock. For many small and ... medium sized farms these tasks are commonly placed on the shoulders of a few individuals. With less labor ... force available on smaller farms, producers can easily become consumed in the work at hand and forget ...

  2. Spring Pesticide Safety Reminders

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/spring-pesticide-safety-reminders

    a short video (11 minutes) reviewing Pesticide Safety Basics for the farm, click below: ...

  3. 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

    Richard Purdin, ANR/CD Educator Adams County A common tool used on the farm is a tractor mounted ...

  4. 2021 Grain Bin Safety Week

    https://greene.osu.edu/news/2021-grain-bin-safety-week

    full week of February to promote grain bin safety on farms and commercial grain-handling facilities ... Grain Bin Safety Week starts Sunday, running February 21-27.  OSU Ag Safety & Health will be ... participating in the watch party Ohio Farm Bureau Federation will be hosting of a live grain bin rescue demo on ...

  5. 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

    Agricultural Systems Management students are seeking input from owners and operators of farm machinery. The ... approximately 12-15 minutes to answer. General questions are asked about the size of the farm operation and type ... maintenance plans in place for the equipment owned or operated by the farm.  The results will help target ...

  6. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    Ag Safety & Health, Farm Fatality and Injury Database for Ohio).  Of these tractor related ... period from 2009-2018 over half of the farm fatalities in Ohio were related to tractor use (OSU Extension ... between farm units (farm equipment and farm trucks) and motor vehicles in Ohio was 380 (Ohio Department of ...

  7. Roadway Transport Safety of Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks

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

    a nurse tank on a public roadway, carefully check: Running Gear – Inspect the farm wagon frame tongue, ... knuckles, wheels, tongues, or other applicable farm wagon equipment should be lubricated at least once every ...

  8. Severe Weather on the Farm

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

    and should not be used as shelters. Farms are also conducive to a great deal of flying debris whether ...

  9. Backyard Critters- Poultry, Rabbits, and More

    https://greene.osu.edu/events/backyard-critters-poultry-rabbits-and-more

    Agriculture as well. Trevor has an extensive farming background and knowledge to translate his experience in ...

  10. Vomitoxin in Corn Grain Bins

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

    attention to on-farm and other grain storage safety when working with corn that has high levels of ... information on respirators for farm use, consult the OSU Extension Factsheet: Dust and Mold, AEX 892.2.11,  ...

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