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  1. NIOSH Website

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/may-2017/safety-resource-spotlight/niosh-website

    and additional links of interest. To review the site visit:  ... The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) developed an extensive ... agricultural safety and health program to address the high risks of injuries and illnesses experienced by ...

  2. Spring Pesticide Safety Reminders

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/spring-pesticide-safety-reminders

    and other major equipment over the winter to gear up for pesticide applications.  Have you put any ... effort into preparing for applicator safety?  Here are some questions to ask yourself in preparation for ... 14 ml nitrile, appropriate for many, but not all agricultural pesticides. Finally, conventional ...

  3. The Silent Killer, Carbon Monoxide

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2019/silent-killer-carbon-monoxide

    heating season comes the threat of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. It is key to remember you can’t smell, ... taste, or see carbon monoxide! To be alerted of CO, install a battery-operated CO detector and check or ... to remember about carbon monoxide: For additional information about Nonvented Portable Heaters, often ...

  4. Manure Pit Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/manure-pit-safety

    breathing area for people and animals, it can be immediately dangerous to life and health. Manure ... should a worker need to enter a manure pit.  This allows a co-worker to stay in the peripheral area and ... make sure you are working with partners for maintenance.  If you need to enter a confined space, ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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

    opportunity for Americans to prevent drug addiction and overdose deaths. While we focus on the April 24, 2021 ... Sarah Noggle, OSU Extension Educator, Agriculture, and Natural Resources, Paulding County What to ... in their medicine cabinets and don’t know what to do with them. Unused drugs can create a risk of ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. February 21-27 is Grain Bin Safety Week

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/february-2016/announcements/february-21-27-grain-bin-safety-week

    Supply Co., the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety and Nationwide’s other partners. “Grain ... Safety Week provides a forum for the agricultural community to help keep people safe.”   During the last ... Nationwide insurance is collaborating with industry leaders and agricultural professionals to ...

  10. National Occupational Therapy Month

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/april-2018/announcements/national-occupational-therapy-month

    independence for people in agriculture. This program conducts on-site assessments for the worker to determine ... everyday activities to their highest potential. When injury strikes or long term wear of joints and muscles ... require rehabilitation, an occupational therapist provides the necessary care to improve our quality of ...

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