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  1. Roadway Safety During Crop Scouting Activities

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/roadway-safety-during-crop-scouting-activities

    a field where there is semi access designed for vehicles. Pay attention to field conditions, i.e ... • Be cautious of fields that had recent spray applications and adhere to posted re-entry interval ... signage.   Roadway safety for agronomist scouts is an important component to keep injuries low and property ...

  2. CDL Update

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/cdl-update

    hauling questions for a program offered jointly to Delaware, Madison, and Union counties. The take aways ... (to go camping, not for a business) and show animals (non-business) are exempt from all requirements. ... https://farmoffice.osu.edu/our-library/roadway-and-equipment-law  or reach out to  your  local state highway patrol post with specific questions. ...

  3. When the Rain Won’t Let Up

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/when-rain-won%E2%80%99t-let

    stress. Though we can’t know for sure when the fields will dry up enough to plant, there are things you ... be feeling any type of anxiety or sadness. While you are waiting for the rain to pass this is a great ...   According to Aaron Wilson, Ohio State University Extension climatologist, there has been measurable rainfall ...

  4. Grain Bin Safety Week: Safety Assessment Questions

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/grain-bin-safety-week-safety-assessment

    for a site visit of your property and allow them to practice their rescue procedures at your facility. ... the lack of wayfinding on the farm the next time you leave the back door of the house to head for the ... Many first responders have no frame of reference for agriculture. A first responder that arrives to ...

  5. Winter’s Indoor Risk: Carbon Monoxide

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/winter%E2%80%99s-indoor-risk-carbon-monoxide

    Sabrina Schirtzinger, ANR Educator Knox County With colder temperatures we tend to spend more time ... indoors. For some winter may be when you clean up your shop/garage, finish a project or start a new one. ... in use.  Carbon Monoxide (CO) as a gas emits no color or odor and is very common in many U.S. homes, ...

  6. Safe Equipment Operation During the Winter

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/safe-equipment-operation-during-winter

    for preventing breakdowns. Allowing equipment engines to warm before operating can maximize machinery ... health and with properly working equipment to boot! For more information go to ... exception. When it comes to winter injuries on the farm slipping on ice, frost bite, snow blindness or back ...

  7. On Thin Ice? Ice Safety Tips for Outdoor Activities

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/thin-ice-ice-safety-tips-outdoor-activities

    Ohio are finally freezing.  While these newly frozen surfaces seem perfect for winter outdoor ... 8 to 15 inches for cars or small trucks.  If the ice is old or covered by snow (also called “white ... safe.  The following ice safety tips are meant to be shared with those that venture outdoors and onto Ohio’s ...

  8. COVID-19 Resources for Farmers

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    https://vet.osu.edu/sites/vet.osu.edu/files/documents/extension/COVID-19%20Handout_SPANISH.pdf   University of Minnesota Swine Disease Eradication Center Practical biosecurity recommendations ... https://vetmed.umn.edu/sites/vetmed.umn.edu/files/covid19_and_barn_recommendations_-_spanish.pdf   University of Nebraska Medical Center Infographic: COVID-19 and Health on the Feedlot  https ... A collection of resources for farmers to foster Safety & Health in the face of the ...

  9. Willpower: Some Help with New Year’s Resolutions

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/willpower-some-help-new-year%E2%80%99s-resolutions

    glucose. Without adequate glucose, willpower may be unavailable. For example, when persons who resolve to ... that willpower is a proactive skill. We use willpower to help us prepare for possible difficulties. ... things to help reduce or eliminate barriers to success. For example, if you resolved to eat ...

  10. 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 ... warm and dry. Cold weather injuries are preventable.  Take the time to make the necessary plans for ...

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