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  1. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    the State of Ohio.  After challenging planting seasons in recent years, farmers will be taking ... period from 2009-2018 over half of the farm fatalities in Ohio were related to tractor use (OSU Extension ... Ag Safety & Health, Farm Fatality and Injury Database for Ohio).  Of these tractor related ...

  2. Agricultural Safety and Health Fact Sheets

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    Ohio AgrAbility Series   Additional individual fact sheets include: Safe Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia ...

  3. 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 ... While Ohio EPA does not regulate the disposal of pharmaceutical products by consumers. The State of Ohio ...

  4. 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

    fertilizers and pesticides. Aerial applications, also known as crop dusting, is common in Ohio. It is ... the celebration of 100 years of aerial applicators, read the story at:  https://www.richlandsource.com/area_history/born-in-ohio ...

  5. OSU Ag Safety & Health YouTube videos

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    and Partners: Keeping People Safe Grain Rescue   To view more videos from Ohio State University ...

  6. 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 ... day will reduce the amount of debris available to spark a fire. Eliminate static electricity.  A chain ...

  7. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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

    (2014) “About every three days a child on a U.S. farm dies from an agriculture-related incident. Every ... day some 38 children are injured on a U.S. farm…Vehicles and machinery account for 73 percent of the ...

  8. Stay Hydrated this Summer

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-hydrated-summer

    hours outside each day, working beneath the hot sun and becoming drenched in sweat. Being teenage boys, ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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

    Remember to take time to eat and drink. Set a goal for the day and complete one job at a time. Remember to ... get out of the tractor and stretch throughout the day. Pack a Healthy Lunch for the Field Just because ...

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