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  1. Manure Pit Safety

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

    2 to 20 ppm will cause symptoms of nausea, headache, and dizziness.  H 2 S levels greater than 100 ppm ... communication helps reduce the risk and keep everyone safe. Manure pit gases are the biggest concern for health ... storage, can be toxic to both humans and livestock.  Hydrogen sulfide (H 2 S) gas is the biggest risk and ...

  2. Safely Keeping The Farm Clean Cut

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/safely-keeping-farm-clean-cut

    can be a very dangerous chore due to many risk factors-- steep topography, operating along roadways, ...

  3. Stay Hydrated this Summer

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/stay-hydrated-summer

    and keep some reusable cups nearby. If you’re working outside or traveling between locations, fill ... Eating foods high in salt can cause your body to draw water from the cells, possibly leading to ... dehydration. Examples of foods high in sodium include chips, processed meats, and fast food.   Choose foods ...

  4. A Day in the Woods Series 'Introduction to Woodland Ownership' In-person workshop

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/day-woods-series-introduction-woodland-ownership-person-workshop

    professionals from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, local Soil and Water Conservation Districts, ...

  5. Staying Safe in the Sun

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/staying-safe-sun

    skin to the sun can lead to damage like tans or sunburns. That damage can increase our risk of ... index  here  , including on cloudy days. When the UV forecast is 3 or higher, be sure to apply sunscreen ... between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. These simple steps take only a few minutes of our time, but go a long way in ...

  6. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/can-animals-spread-disease-humans

    employees, and youth livestock exhibitors have higher levels of risk for contracting zoonotic diseases ... plants, soil, and pet food/water bowls. Vector-borne – Being bitten by a tick, mosquito, or flea. ... animal health, and zoonotic disease risks. Ways to Protect Yourself Choose and use the appropriate ...

  7. Mysterious Illness Affecting Ohio Birds Update

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/mysterious-illness-affecting-ohio-birds-update

    at-->> http://bygl.osu.edu/index.php/node/1808 If you have trouble viewing this email or for more BYGL ...

  8. Soil Health for Urban and Rural Ecosystems WEBINAR

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/soil-health-urban-and-rural-ecosystems-webinar

    Join us Friday July 16 th for our next webinar Soil Health for Urban and Rural Ecosystems.  Soils ... do to ensure our soils stay healthy and functional from SENR’s Brian Slater, Professor and Extension ... Specialist in soils. Register here: go.osu.edu/forestsoils Both ISA and SAF credits are available for this ...

  9. Take Action Against Combine and Field Fires

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/take-action-against-combine-and-field-fires

    other vehicles driving in the field can pose a risk to the dry field fodder. Smoldering materials may go ...

  10. Springtime on Rural Roads

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

    telecommuting back to work from COVID-19 and we have an increased risk of incidents on local roadways. In the ... between farm units (farm equipment and farm trucks) and motor vehicles in Ohio was 380 (Ohio Department of ... anticipating farm equipment actions on the roadway will help decrease the risk of collisions.  When approaching ...

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