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  1. Do You Get the Winter Blues?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/do-you-get-winter-blues

    signs  just to list a few: Feeling sad, lonely, depressed for more than 2 weeks  Tired, sluggish, upset  ... Just like we take care of our equipment, friends, and family, we need to care for ourselves.   1 in ... to adjust to the shorter daylight hours and stay in a routine.  It is easier for us to feel more ...

  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

    breakfast calories to fuel them for the day. In other words, you will need additional energy to fuel you ... frozen for another day. Similarly, planned overs, or intentionally making more food than one plans to ... (captaincalclulator.com, nd)! Before leaving for work, you may eat a nutritious breakfast, yet few farmers consume enough ...

  3. Rural Roads in the Autumn

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

    difficult for the operator to see traffic coming from behind.  Watch for upcoming farm and field drives ... farm.  Finally, when possible, attempt to move equipment at off-peak motor vehicle travel times. Weather has been ... favorable in many areas for harvest this season, but we are starting to see a more rainy trend that shortens ...

  4. Store Pesticides Safely and Securely

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

    are stored. Furthermore, workers have a legal right to access Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for all ... having SDS sheets available, post the emergency contact numbers for poison control and the nearest ... including unacceptable exposure to pesticides, cross contamination of pesticides, and the potential for ...

  5. Prevent Combine Fires During Fall Harvest

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

    their daily maintenance in the morning while waiting for the dew to burn off the crops. However, ... weather conditions have led to an increase in combine fires. Two recommendations to prevent injuries and ... property damage include: preventative maintenance and pre-planning for fire emergencies.  Ohio ranks fourth ...

  6. U-Pick Apple Orchard Safety

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

    the farm or some other type of posted statement for your visitors to observe?  All questions to think ... season on many agritourism farms across Ohio.  It is a time for visitors to make a trip out to the farm ... u-pick orchard (trip hazard, unpleasant for visitor to walk through) Outdoor Unknowns Bees, wasps, yellow ...

  7. Ag Workplace Safety Resources

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/programs/cfaes-osha/employee-safety-training-resouces

    Employer's Pocket Guide on Youth Employment OSHA Emergency Preparedness for Farmworkers (pdf) Ohio BWC Safety ... Accident Can Happen to Anyone Safety and Grain Quality Management by NGFA Harvest Roadway Safety from ... versions) OSHA Farm Safety Fact Sheet (pdf) OSHA Youth in Agriculture Dept of Labor: Agricultural ...

  8. 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

    post-hole auger/digger. A tractor mounted post-hole digger can reduce time and labor when building large ... stretches of fence. There are two types of tractor mounted post-hole diggers available on the market, power ... take off (PTO) operated and hydraulic flow operated. It is important to use caution and follow safety ...

  9. Agricultural Safety and Health Fact Sheets

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/resources/fact-sheets

    The OSU Ag. Safety and Health program has a variety of fact sheets available for use. To see ... Safety Practices for a Tractor Mounted Post-Hole Digger     ... the OhioLine website. http://ohioline.osu.edu/tags/safety Please feel free to print and use the fact ...

  10. 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

    seem to ride under the radar. This week provides a space and platform for safety and health ... Friday – Safety & Health for Women in Agriculture Head over to the  National Education Center for ... a time to turn the spotlight on far too overlooked practices in agriculture. Safety and health always ...

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