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Winners Announced For Grain Journal Nov/Dec Issue On-line Safety Contest

Date Posted: January 16, 2014

Winners have been announced for the on-line safety quiz which appeared in the November/December issue of Grain Journal Magazine. A total of 132 entries were received, of which 25 scored perfectly.

From the entries with a perfect score, three were selected in a double-blind drawing to receive the three $100 cash prizes.

The winners of the drawing were:

• Mason Cady, Location Leader AgPartners, LLC, Albert City, IA

• Kim Peterson, Operations Manager Assumption Coop Grain Co., Assumption, IL

• John Smith, CHS Insurance Co., Twinsburg, OH

Following are the questions and correct answers for the quiz:

The acronym for proper use of a fire extinguisher is: PASS

OSHA has adopted a new hazardous chemical labeling system to align with: The United Nations Globally harmonized System

Before entering a bin to set up or dig out a sweep auger, the following does not have to be de-energized, locked out, and tagged out: Aeration equipment

Blue flags are often found: On tracks where rail cars are being unloaded with anhydrous ammonia.

The percent of electrical injuries and fatalities among "qualified workers" caused by arc flash is: 80%

Grain Journal expresses its appreciation to Joe Mlynek of Progressive Safety Services for providing the information, from which the questions were developed. Watch for another on-line safety quiz to be announced in the January/February issue of Grain Journal.

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