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  1. Summer Days Ahead: Don’t Ignore Heat Stress!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/summer-days-ahead-don%E2%80%99t-ignore-heat-stress

    Mary Ann Rose, Pesticide Safety Education With the arrival of summer, the risk of heat stress increases.  Farmers have an elevated risk of heat stress for obvious reasons – working outdoors.  Activities that require protective clothing, such as pesticide ...

  2. One Question Could Save Someone’s Life

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/one-question-could-save-someone%E2%80%99s-life

    Bridget Britton, Extension Field Specialist, Behavioral Health The month of May helps us to be aware that warm weather is inching toward Ohio, it is also  Mental Health Awareness month. May is a time to help us gain awareness and understanding of persons ...

  3. Inclusive Leadership online

    https://leadershipcenter.osu.edu/events/inclusive-leadership-online

    What does it mean to be an “inclusive” leader?  How do youmake sure that your employees and co-workers feel like they are valued and treated equitably?  Being an inclusive leader involves leveraging the talents and skills of your team in ways that recogni ...

  4. Resilient Leadership online

    https://leadershipcenter.osu.edu/events/resilient-leadership-online

    This past year has been very challenging.  It has affected each of us differently, and some days you may have felt like you were on top of the world, and other days not so much.  Luckily, people tend to adapt well to stressful situations and change, and t ...

  5. Problem-Solving, Teamwork and Creativity for Success

    https://leadershipcenter.osu.edu/events/problem-solving-teamwork-and-creativity-success-2

    Teamwork can be hard! Have you ever been frustrated with a team member and how they approach a task? Why they problem solve differently than you? Why some people think “inside the box” and others can’t even “see the box”? The Kirton Adaption-Innovation In ...

  6. Working Safely with Anhydrous Ammonia

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

    Kent McGuire – OSU CFAES Safety and Health Coordinator Many farmers are applying anhydrous ammonia as a part of their spring planting season. Anyone working with anhydrous ammonia should be familiar with the safe use of the product, understand the potenti ...

  7. Fluoride

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1518

    GENERAL INFORMATION Some fluoride compounds, such as sodium fluoride, calcium fluoride, and fluorosilicates, dissolve easily into ground water as it moves through gaps and pore spaces between rocks. Most water supplies contain some naturally occurring flu ...

  8. Dalapon

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1553

    GENERAL INFORMATION Dalapon is a colorless liquid with an acrid odor sold as sodium or magnesium salt. Dalapon is an herbicide used to control grasses in a wide variety of crops, including fruit trees, beans, coffee, corn, cotton and peas. It is also regi ...

  9. Chlorite

    https://ohiowatersheds.osu.edu/node/1514

    GENERAL INFORMATION Chlorite occurs when chlorine dioxide breaks down. HEALTH EFFECTS Some infants and young children who drink water containing chlorite in excess of the MCL could experience nervous system effects. Similar effects may occur in fetuses of ...

  10. Teaching Youth to be Safe Around Livestock

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/teaching-youth-be-safe-around-livestock

    Sabrina Schirtzinger, ANR Educator Knox County Owning and working livestock is the first step to teaching youth responsibilities on the farm. Younger children may not be aware of the dangers that come with this responsibility. ...

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