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February 12, 2020
Delivered on the second and fourth Wednesday each month by Grainnet Safety

Grain Talk Podcast: Nationwide Insurance Awards Rescue Tubes, Training as Part of Grain Bin Safety Week (11:03)


Grain Bin Safety Week Preview 2/10 Read more


Stand Up For Grain Safety Week 2/10 Read more


NDSU Agricultural Engineer Ken Hellevang Warns Difficult Harvest Creates Grain Storage Hazards 2/12 Read more


Upcoming AgriSphere Webinar: How Efficient Operations Affect Employee Safety ... Presented by Jim Voigt, Feb. 19 at 10 am. CT 2/05 Read more


Upcoming GEAPS Webinar: Are You Doing Enough to Reduce Injuries From Belt Conveyors? ... Presented by Jerad Heitzler, Feb. 20 at 10 a.m. CT 2/06 Read more


Webinar Recording: Lunch Box Safety Talk on Employee On-Boarding ... Presented by Joe Mlynek (Feb. 11 - 52 min.) 2/11 Read more


NGFA Video: Bin Entry Safety (4:33) 2/11 Read more


Jerad Heitzler

NGFA Video: The Connection Between Grain Quality and Safety (6:23) 2/05 Read more



Man Rescued From Grain Bin Entrapment in Minooka, IL 1/24 Read more


Man Dies in Grain Bin Engulfment in Morrisonville, IL 2/11 Read more


Man Dies in Grain Bin Engulfment in St. Martin Township, MN 1/29 Read more


MN Man's Grain Bin Death is Third This Year 1/31 Read more


Man Dies in Industrial Accident at ADM Milling Facility in Greenport, NY 1/29 Read more


Investigation Underway at ADM Milling Facility in Hudson, NY Following Employee's Death 1/31 Read more


Man Dies After Grain Trailer Door Falls on Him in Cork, Ireland 1/23 Read more


Grain Industry Experts Concerned About Increased Grain Bin Entrapments in 2020 2/10 Read more


Wet Harvest in 2019 May Increase Grain Bin Entrapment Risk For Farmers 1/31 Read more


Grain Dryer Fire Reported at Farmers Grain and Feed in Addison, WI 2/05 Read more


Fire Department Responds to Call at Columbia Grain at Port of Wilma (WA) 1/28 Read more


Smoldering Fire Reported at Sanderson Farms Feed Mill in Adel, GA 2/11 Read more


Grain Dryer Fire Reported at Pioneer Grain in Melfort, Saskatchewan (Canada) 1/23 Read more


Dryer Fire Reported at Border Ag & Energy in Bottineau, ND 1/28 Read more


Grain Dryer Catches Fire at Colson Farms Near Blunt, SD 1/31 Read more


Firefighters Who Rescued Three From Grain Bin Entrapment in Sheboygan, WI Nominated as Hometown Heroes 1/24 Read more


GEAPS to Hold SILO Screening and Grain Entrapment Training Sessions at Exchange 2020 2/12 Read more


SILO Movie Encourages Farmers Take Precautions Around Grain Bins 1/27 Read more


OSHA Webpage Can Help Mitigate Grain Handling Risks 2/12 Read more

Safety Quip

OSHA Launches New Webpage to Observe 50th Anniversary of The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 2/10 Read more


MN Farmers Urged to Practice Safety Working In and Around Grain Bins 2/11 Read more


Lake Township, IN Fire Department to Hold Grain Bin Rescue Awareness Program ... March 10 2/07 Read more


Wind May Have Been Factor in Overturned Grain Truck in Lenoir County, NC 2/07 Read more


Cargill Donates Grain Bin Rescue Equipment to Lewisburg, OH Fire & EMS Department 2/06 Read more


Grain Bin Rescue Demonstration Featured at 2020 Northern Corn and Soybean Expo in Fargo, ND 2/05 Read more


Jan./Feb. 2020 Grain Journal

Second Party Admits to Negligent Violation of Clean Air Act in 2016 at Midwest Grain Products in Atchison, KS 2/04 Read more


EPA Reaches Settlement With Frontier Ag Inc. For Alleged Clean Air Act Violations in KS 1/28 Read more


Topeka, KS Volunteer Fire Department Receives Grant to Purchase Grain Bin Rescue Equipment 2/04 Read more


Grantsburg, WI Fire Department Receives Grain Bin Rescue Equipment 1/31 Read more


Sheyenne Valley, ND Technical Rescue Team Receives Grain Bin Rescue Training 1/29 Read more



Mid-Plains Community College (NE) to Offer Grain Bin Safety Training 18-County Service Area 2/03 Read more


Delaware Farm Bureau to Hold Fourth Annual Ag Safety Conference on March 18 2/11 Read more


Custer County, NE Corn Growers Banquet Centers Around Grain Bin Safety and Avoiding Entrapment 1/30 Read more


NE Farmer's Approach to Grain Bin Safety Starts With Planning Next Season's Crop 2/07 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week ... OSHA 300 Recordkeeeping Forms ... 1/27/20 1/27 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week ... Electronic Submission of OSHA Injury and Illness Records ... 2/10/20 2/10 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week ... Avoid Dust Explosions With Intrinsically Safe Two-Way Radios ... 2/3/20 2/03 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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