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January 8, 2020
Delivered on the second and fourth Wednesday each month by Grainnet Safety

Win $100 ... Enter Grain Journal's Online Safety Contest! Sponsored by Precia Molen North America 1/08 Read more


GEAPS Webinar Recording: Top Hazards in The Grain Industry ... Presented by Joe Mlynek (Jan. 14 - 65 min.) 1/14 Read more


Apply Today For GEAPS Safety Awards Program! Application Deadline Friday, Jan. 10 1/06 Read more


Nationwide to Hold Seventh Annual Nominate Your Fire Department Contest as Part of Grain Bin Safety Week ... Feb. 16-22, 2020 12/17 Read more


OSHA Issues $190,000 Fine to Columbia Grain International LLC (Arvilla, ND) Following Employee's Engulfment Death 1/03 Read more


Grain Bin Deaths Increase as Farmers Work Quickly to Complete Late Harvest 12/18 Read more



Man Dies in Grain Bin Entrapment in Wabash County, IN 1/07 Read more


Man Dies After Becoming Trapped in Grain Mixer in Corman Park, Saskatchewan (Canada) 12/23 Read more


Minnesota Boy, 12, Dies After Grain Silo Accident That Killed His Father, Uncle 12/27 Read more


Two Brothers Die in Grain Silo Fumes Incident in Millerville, MN; 11-Year-Old Boy Airlifted to Hospital 12/23 Read more


Joint Funeral Held For Three Family Members Killed After Inhaling Toxic Grain Silo Fumes in Millerville, MN 1/02 Read more


Man Rescued After Being Entrapped Up to His Neck in Grain Trailer in Baxter Springs, KS 1/06 Read more


Man Injured in Grain Loading Equipment Accident at Rail Yard in Regina, Saskatchewan 1/02 Read more


MN Farmer Urges Grain Bin Safety After Friend Killed in Entrapment 12/18 Read more

Safety Quip

Clinton, IA Fire Department Remembers Firefighter Killed in ADM Grain Bin Explosion One Year Ago 1/06 Read more


Buildups of Silage Gas Can Be Deadly For Farmers 12/26 Read more


Slow-Burning Grain Bin Fire Reported in Sedan, NE 1/03 Read more


Photo Gallery: IA Metropolitan Fire Department Practices Grain Bin Entrapment Rescues 1/06 Read more


Clay County, IN Family Donates Grain Bin Rescue Auger to Cory, IN Volunteer Fire Department in Honor of Colten Howard 12/30 Read more



OSHA Offers New Resources For Hearing Loss Prevention 1/03 Read more


OSHA Safety Card: Entering Grain Storage Bins is EXTREMELY DANGEROUS 12/18 Read more


OSHA Issues Statement Regarding Occupational Fatalities in 2018 12/18 Read more


Series of Fires at Vacant Grain Elevator in Wichita, KS Blamed on Squatters 1/06 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week ... Blind Spots Around Front-End Loaders ... 12/23/19 12/23 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week ... Power Tool Safety ... 12/30/19 12/30 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week ... Protect Your Eyes and Face From Impact ... 1/6/20 1/06 Read more


Safety E-News Archives

Safety Tip of the Week Archives

Conn Maciel Carey: OSHA Defense Report

GEAPS Webinar Series

NGFA Safety Tip: Hand Tool Safety

NGFA Safety Tip: Lifting, Rigging, and Hoisting

NGFA Guidance for Sweep Auger Operations in Grain Bins

NGFA Facility Risk-Assessment and Security Guide

OSHA Suggestions on Bin Entry and Preventing Dust Explosions

OSHA Inspection Checklist/Handy Desk Reference Guide

OSHA Injury & Illness Recordkeeping Checklist

Rail Safety Video

Grain Handling Safety Coalition

"Your Safety Matters" Training Video

Don't Go With The Flow...Safe Bin Entry

Farm Grain Bin Safety Video

OHSA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements

OSHA Regional & Area Offices

Safety Signs

OSHA Small Business Handbook


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