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  1. CDL Update

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

    However, if you go pick up a bull in another state for your farm business, and travel beyond 150 miles, you ... https://farmoffice.osu.edu/our-library/roadway-and-equipment-law  or reach out to  your  local state highway patrol post with specific questions. ... Amanda Douridas, ANR Educator Madison County OSU Extension recently hosted State Highway Patrol ...

  2. Have No Fear..Honey Bee Swarms are Near

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/have-no-fearhoney-bee-swarms-are-near

    honey bees or other types of bees, you may wish to check out the Ohio State University’s Bee Lab ... current queen to leave.  Once she is ready, the existing queen leaves the hive in search of a new location ... beekeepers that will happily collect bee swarms. In most cases, beekeepers will travel to collect the swarm ...

  3. Roadway Safety During Crop Scouting Activities

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

    others who drive and frequently park in rural areas, related to crop scouting activities.  Company ... parking on the roadway, do your best to pull completely off the roadway. Park in high visibility areas ... avoiding curves or dips in the road that obstruct the sight line.  • Use flashing lights to warn of ...

  4. 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

      According to Aaron Wilson, Ohio State University Extension climatologist, there has been measurable rainfall ... body and mind now by doing whatever exercise you enjoy to get in the right mindset.  This “exercise” ... with nature. An increase in unhealthy habits such as alcohol use can contribute to farm accidents, and ...

  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 ... Carbon Monoxide poisoning is a concern when you are in confined areas and equipment that burns fuel are ... 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

    cause a lot of stress on farmers. Farm equipment is essential in today’s agriculture production setting. ... chances of slipping or causing collision damage to equipment. Making sure tires have good tread when ... sign are in place and visible to other motorist on the road. Driving slowly is important too. During ...

  7. 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

    with which we are all familiar. We learn where and how to exit a building in the event of a fire in ... in grain related incidents they can be a vital tool. EAPs or preparedness documents assist to save ... resources to move quickly in the event of an emergency is a process that should not be overlooked. Knowledge ...

  8. 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

    safe.  The following ice safety tips are meant to be shared with those that venture outdoors and onto Ohio ... Ohio are finally freezing.  While these newly frozen surfaces seem perfect for winter outdoor ... refreezing.  In all cases, the thickness of the ice layer must be determined before venturing out upon it.  How ...

  9. Ag Workplace Safety Resources

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

    8.5 x 14 and larger) How to Safely Remove Disposable Gloves How to Safely Remove Reusable Gloves ... 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 ...

  10. Working in Cold Temperatures

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2022/working-cold-temperatures

    are more deaths in the United States due to cold weather exposure (hypothermia) than hot weather ... due to hypothermia.  Many jobs are affected little with the change in temperature outside, but others ... these tasks. Everyone responds to cold weather and temperature extremes in general very differently.  It ...

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