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  1. Roadway Transport Safety of Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/roadway-transport-safety-anhydrous-ammonia

    highly recommended that the vehicle used to tow the nurse tank be at least equal in weight to the gross ... weight of the nurse tank. This will assist the operator in maintaining control minimizing the risk of ... letters of the legend must be at least 2 inches high on contrasting background and within 12 inches of the ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Vomitoxin in Corn Grain Bins

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/vomitoxin-corn-grain-bins

    attention to on-farm and other grain storage safety when working with corn that has high levels of ... ethanol plants, feed mills, and grain elevators test for vomitoxin levels in parts per million. Depending ... on the end use of the corn, these buyers will discount or reject loads at set levels of ...

  4. Severe Weather on the Farm

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

    it is hand tools, liquid storage tanks, or even calf hutches. Below ground-level rooms offer the best ...

  5. Working Safely with Anhydrous Ammonia

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/working-safely-anhydrous-ammonia

    anhydrous ammonia is stored under high pressure. An unintended release can occur if the equipment is not ...

  6. 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

    Bin The grain storage structure has many danger zones or areas that can serve as high risk to ...

  7. 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

    lamp guard. If using a lamp outdoors, make sure the lamp is labeled for outdoor use.  Use high- quality ... secured high enough that adult livestock cannot abuse (head butt, kick, or bash) the fixture. Plug your ...

  8. 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

    manage your SAD symptoms. A list of county-level  Mental Health Resource Guides is available at the OSU ...

  9. Winter Weather Preparedness on the Farm

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

    temperatures and average to possibly above average snowfall depending on how scenarios evolve.  How do we ...

  10. Avoiding the Emergency Room This Winter

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

    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% ...

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