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  1. It’s Time to Break Down the Stigma

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/it%E2%80%99s-time-break-down-stigma

    of our ag community. We all struggle to talk about suicide and mental health. Though the ... Unfortunately, people become overwhelmed to a point where they feel there is no other option beside suicide. For ... that exact reason it is important to talk about suicide, and how can we support those going through ...

  2. Safe Handling of Livestock on the Farm and at the Show

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    environment such as a fairgrounds or new farm. New conditions such as noise, different people, other ...

  3. Stay Safe Watching Aerial Applications Over Farm Fields

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    Leader Many times, we see an airplane or helicopter going over head and it catches our attention to look ... important for by-standers to respect the safety zone.  For more information about aerial applications, and ...

  4. Stay Hydrated this Summer

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    a story about the summers he spent helping bale hay at his uncle’s farm. He and his cousins would spend ... ask any number of questions, including, “Weren’t you worried about dehydration?!” Working outside in ... the summer puts a significant strain on our bodies. When our bodies warm up from physical exertion and ...

  5. Staying Safe in the Sun

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    there are steps we can take to protect our skin while we go about our daily tasks: Check the local UV ... stop to think about how amazing the sun is? It is a star that is tens of millions of miles away from ... earth, yet provides just the right amount of heat and light to support life on our planet. The sun plays ...

  6. Keeping the Next Generation Safe

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    (2014) “About every three days a child on a U.S. farm dies from an agriculture-related incident. Every ... day some 38 children are injured on a U.S. farm…Vehicles and machinery account for 73 percent of the ... Ranch eXtension in Safety and Health (FReSH) Community of Practice (2012) listed key points about ...

  7. Manure Pit Safety

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    breathing area for people and animals, it can be immediately dangerous to life and health. Manure ... especially while stirring and agitating the manure.  This is important for people working in the area, as ... are present provides a visual warning and helps alert people to the risks in the area. Producers and ...

  8. Can Animals Spread Disease to Humans?

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    traveling or enjoying some outdoor activities, many people might encounter animals in either an urban or ... rural setting. Animals provide many benefits to people such as food, fiber, travel, sport, ... companionship, and education. However, animals can sometimes carry harmful pathogens that can spread to people ...

  9. One Question Could Save Someone’s Life

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    professional. Interested in learning more about QPR or attending the training yourself? You can join us ... Bridget Britton, Extension Field Specialist, Behavioral Health The month of May helps us to be ... to help us gain awareness and understanding of persons with mental or behavioral health problems or ...

  10. Ag Workplace Safety Resources

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    Safety Training Videos U.S. Agricultural Safety & Health Centers: Safety Videos eXtension.org: ...

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