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  1. Working in Cold Temperatures

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/working-cold-temperatures

    Warm weather turned to cooler, wet, and muddy weather and now cold weather has arrived to stay for ... a few months.  It is interesting to note that the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) documents that there ...

  2. 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%93-information-help-farmers-and

    sandwiches made with whole grain bread may help lower your risks of health problems, such as heart disease ...

  3. Rural Roads in the Autumn

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

    the operator whether it be a yellow turn signal or hand signal.  With larger equipment, often it is ... where the operator may be turning before attempting to pass.  If preparing to meet a piece of equipment, ... is prohibited by Ohio Law. Carrying a large amount of field debris or mud out onto the roadway is ...

  4. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

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

    rapidly turn that smoldering into a fire. In extreme dry conditions, a water truck may help protect ...

  5. 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

    a time to turn the spotlight on far too overlooked practices in agriculture. Safety and health always ... tax laws and carbon credits all seem to steal the thunder and the daily headlines, but farm safety ... yields real results and brings everyone home at night. Take some time out of your week to turn a focus to ...

  6. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/store-pesticides-safely-and-securely

    and end of the growing season are good times to assess your pesticide storage. It’s wise to view your ... material, PPE to protect yourself,  and materials to sweep up and dispose of the waste.   Ohio Pesticide law ...

  7. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

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

    (disease potential) Washing apples before eating (bacteria, dirt, spray residue, etc.) Allergies ...

  8. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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

    and cause illness – these are known as zoonotic diseases or zoonosis. According to the World Health ... Organization (2020), a zoonosis is an infectious disease that has jumped from an animal to humans. Zoonotic ... pathogens can be either bacterial, viral, or parasitic.  How can they spread? The Centers for Disease ...

  9. 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

    while others can be military or law enforcement units. Some medical helicopters are easily noticed, ... a specialty service for fields that are in their advanced growing stages- where equipment can no longer pass ... the celebration of 100 years of aerial applicators, read the story at:  https://www.richlandsource.com/area_history/born-in-ohio-aerial-application-turns ...

  10. 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 ...

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