Housekeeping is another important safety concern in the dump pit. Especially when dumping soybeans, be aware that walking on beans is like walking on little marbles and can cause falls that result in severe injuries. Get into the habit of quickly sweeping stray beans into the dump pit after each load.

Note that grain causes a slip hazard for workers who walk into the dump pit.

Workers should develop a cleaning plan and clean the same way each time a truck leaves the dump pit.