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  1. Pull the Strings Before Working Around the Bin

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/pull-strings-working-around-bin

    fulfill marketing contracts or sell their 2020 crop to purchase crop inputs for the upcoming 2021 growing ... for all moving parts to stop before servicing and or repairing. Sources ... recognized as grain bin safety week. Many producers will be working in or around grain storage structures to ...

  2. Using Heat Lamps: Proceed with Caution!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/using-heat-lamps-proceed-caution

    for ways to keep their livestock warm. Often livestock owners are in a hurry and think hanging a heat ... baling twine to keep a newborn kid or day-old chicks warm for the night. This is an accident waiting to ... happen! With any electrical appliance or heating source they need to be used carefully.  If you must use ...

  3. Is it pandemic fatigue, winter blues, or Seasonal affective disorder?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/it-pandemic-fatigue-winter-blues

    temperatures are cold, the days are short, and the nights are long. You have work to do, but you just don’t ... a few minutes more daylight every day. If you have been feeling down and unmotivated for a few weeks or ... estimated to affect 10 million Americans. SAD can cause you to feel depressed most of the day, on most days. ...

  4. Winter Weather Preparedness on the Farm

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/winter-weather-preparedness-farm

    weather is favorable to winterize equipment and buildings.  This is also a good time for routine ... farmstead to avoid dangerous situations. Be prepared for the unexpected with livestock.  Do not wait until ... temperatures are below freezing to shop for a water tank heater.  You will most likely find an empty shelf.  ...

  5. Avoiding the Emergency Room This Winter

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/avoiding-emergency-room-winter

    weather, unfortunately farmers and ranchers must tend to their chores no matter what mother nature may ... throw at them. The farm is filled with hazards and risk for slipping and falling.  During winter, this ... risk is elevated due to ice, wind, snow, and extreme low temperatures. In 2017 OSHA reported that 20% ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Ohio AgrAbility in Action: Universal Design House and Garage at Farm Science Review

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/august-2018/ohio-agrability/ohio-agrability-action-universal-design-house

    from using it, and may make the equipment, tools and barn/workshop safer and easier for everyone to ... developed a plan for curriculum and exhibits to teach Ohioan’s about Universal Design, and aging in place. ... In addition to FSR the UD House is available for private tours to educational, health care and ...

  8. Rural Roadway Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/october-2018/safety-resource-spotlight/rural-roadway-safety

    agricultural roadways safe.   Here is the link to the site for more information: ... The Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health provides a webpage specific to rural roadway ... safety. The page contains handouts, posters, videos, and media stories all related to keeping the ...

  9. Cleaning up after a flood- Resources that are available.

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/news/cleaning-after-flood-resources-are-available

    to the following links for the most up-to-date information.  http://eden.lsu.edu/Pages/default.aspx ... you will find Flood Information up-dates. There is a wealth of information and links at this site ... For any county needing resource information on flooding, clean-up, preparation and more, please go ...

  10. Safety Considerations for Community Gardens and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/may-2016/injury-prevention/safety-considerations-community-gardens-and

    possible to verbally give this information. • Have emergency numbers posted for non-life threatening 911 ... unique safety and health hazards for garden staff and volunteers. Workers of all ages tend to these ... action for all garden staff and volunteers to follow. Not all persons may be familiar with the community ...

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