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  1. Putting Farm Safety into Practice

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/september-2017/thoughts-editor/putting-farm-safety-practice

    is observed every third week of September. This commemorative week has been practiced for 73 years, ... with the first observation being in 1944 when President Franklin D. Roosevelt was in office. Ohio will ... celebrate this week on September 17 – 23, 2017. The theme “Putting Safety into Practice” reminds us that it ...

  2. Safety During Harvest Season

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/october-2018/injury-prevention/safety-during-harvest-season

    enough sleep.  This is your body’s time to rest.- Set a pace for yourself, and plan out your day ... ’s activities.- Take short breaks throughout the day.  Get out of the combine or truck for a few minutes, and do ...

  3. Safety and Health Topics for your Winter Programs

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2018/announcements/safety-and-health-topics-your-winter-programs

    on workshop   Contact Dee Jepsen at  jepsen.4@osu.edu.   Ohio AgrAbility Program Topics Farming with ... a Disability Arthritis in Ag Collaborating with Ohio AgrAbility Gardening & Urban Ag Preventing Injuries on ...

  4. Grain C.A.R.T. Scheduling

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2018/announcements/grain-cart-scheduling

    families tied to agriculture in Ohio. The Grain C.A.R.T. (Comprehensive Agricultural Rescue Trailer) was ...

  5. Identifying Agricultural Workplace Hazards

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/august-2018/injury-prevention/identifying-agricultural-workplace-hazards

    http://nasdonline.org/1627/14/d001509/how-does-safety-rate-on-your-farm-... For more information about OSU Ag Safety visit http://www.agsafety.osu.edu or contact Kent ...

  6. Hay and Straw Barn Fires a Real Danger

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/june-2018/emergency-management/hay-and-straw-barn-fires-real-danger

    Jason Hartschuh, Mark Sulc, Sarah Noggle and David Dugan, Ohio State University Extension Guest ... Contributors   We’ve heard of one barn fire here in Ohio this morning and a lot of hay was put up last Thursday ... in the first few days after baling. Internal temperatures of 110° F in the first five days after ...

  7. Chainsaw Safety Awareness Training

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2018/announcements/chainsaw-safety-awareness-training

    Chainsaw Safety Awareness Training The Ohio Forestry Association is offering Chainsaw Safety ...

  8. ‘Tis the Season for Funnel Clouds

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/may-2018/emergency-management/%E2%80%98tis-season-funnel-clouds

    for in the sky can alert you to a tornado and allow time for action. The Ohio Committee for Severe ... activity in Ohio occurs at the highest rates in the months of May and June. Tornado season is April – July, ... but the weather in Ohio last November points to the fact that anomalies do occur outside the ...

  9. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Replacing Grain Bin Ladders with Stairs

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/january-2018/ohio-agrability/ohio-agrability-action-replacing-grain-bin

    hard to climb. One Ohio AgrAbility client fell 14 feet off his grain bin, breaking bones, and causing ... Laura Akgerman – Disability Services Coordinator for Ohio AgrAbility Many farmers have grain bins, ... upgrading from a ladder to stairs on your grain bin. One of the missions of Ohio AgrAbility is to work with ...

  10. Heat Stress Injuries

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/july-2018/injury-prevention/heat-stress-injuries

    When possible, strenuous work should be scheduled for the coolest time of day (early morning or ... throughout the day.- Use extreme caution when working around equipment or machines that will give off ... scheduling tasks in direct sunlight, during the middle of the day. Sunburn makes reducing body temperature ...

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