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  1. 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

    cold weather conditions. Winter clothing such as hooded sweaters also called hoodies have become very ...

  2. 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

    months, it could be the 2020/winter blues, or it could be  Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which is ... sunscreen, even winter sun can cause damage). Fortunately, SAD does not typically last into the summer, and ...

  3. Vomitoxin in Corn Grain Bins

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

    Mark Badertscher, OSU Extension, Hardin County ANR Educator; with information from Pierce Paul, OSU Extension, Corn & Wheat Disease Specialist and Dee Jepsen, OSU Extension, Associate Professor and State Agricultural Safety Leader. Currently there is ...

  4. 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

    Sabrina Schirtzinger, ANR Educator Knox County As temperatures get cold livestock owners search for ways to keep their livestock warm. Often livestock owners are in a hurry and think hanging a heat lamp will be temporary. In a hurry they quickly hang the ...

  5. Avoiding the Emergency Room This Winter

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

    Richard Purdin ANR/CD Educator Adams County Winter is here and with winter comes inclement ... throw at them. The farm is filled with hazards and risk for slipping and falling.  During winter, this ... of workplace injuries were caused by slipping and falling in winter weather conditions.  Precautions ...

  6. Winter Weather Preparedness on the Farm

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

    weather is favorable to winterize equipment and buildings.  This is also a good time for routine ... long-term forecast is as important in the winter as it is in the Spring when trying to get crops in the ...

  7. Building Location and Orientation

    https://greenhome.osu.edu/building-location-and-orientation

    north in the sky than it is in the winter, when the Sun tends to be lower in the southern sky. This ... winter, and will also be relieved from the sun on warm summer days. Patios and decks can also be built ... be situated on the northern side of the house, as they will act as a buffer against cold winter winds ...

  8. Reduced Air Infiltration

    https://greenhome.osu.edu/reduced-air-infiltration

    winter air infiltration can result in warm moist indoor air moving into cold envelope cavities. In either ... through doors, windows, or other openings. It happens in both the summer and winter, but is most prevalent ... in the winter since indoor-outdoor temperature differences are greatest during that time of year. ...

  9. Solar Hot Water

    https://greenhome.osu.edu/renewables/solar-hot-water

    during the summer months than in the winter months due to heat loss to the outside air. Evacuated tube ... In Ohio, these collectors work more efficiently than flat plate collectors during the winter months, ... cost. Due to freezing conditions in Ohio, these systems cannot work in the winter time, so the system ...

  10. Humidity Control

    https://greenhome.osu.edu/air-quality/humidity-control

    Conversely, in winter, with lower humidity, you will feel cooler and dry since water is readily evaporating ... Methods Humidification is normally needed in winter time. Adding moisture to the air tends to be much ... winter. Ensure your home is properly sealed to reduce air infiltration. Use exhaust fans when cooking or ...

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