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March 11, 2020
Delivered on the second and fourth Wednesday each month by Grainnet Safety

Breaking News


Purdue University 2019 Summary of U.S. Agricultural Confined Space-Related Injuries and Fatalities Report 3/11 Read more


Webinar Recording: Lunch Box Safety Talk on Preventing Dust Explosions ... Presented by Joe Mlynek (March 10 - 63 min.) 3/10 Read more


Stand Up For Grain Safety Week Kick-Off Event ... April 13 ... Ithaca, NE 3/04 Read more


Grain Elevator, Feed Mill Safety Expert Dr. Robert Schoeff Passes Away at 98 3/09 Read more


OSHA Releases Coronavirus Preparation Guidance for Workplaces 3/09 Read more


OSHA Releases Advisory on Wet Grain Engulfment Hazards 3/04 Read more


OSHA Cites Interstate Commodities For Employee's Grain Bin Engulfment Death in Sept. 2019 at Fremont, NE Facility 3/02 Read more



80-Year-Old Man Dies in Grain Bin Entrapment in Devils Lake, ND 3/02 Read more


Man Rescued From Grain Bin Entrapment in Pierre, SD 3/10 Read more


Man Rescued From Grain Bin Entrapment in Lewis County, MO 3/05 Read more


Worker Seriously Injured in Fall at Didion Milling in Cambria, WI 3/02 Read more


Purdue University Report Shows Eight Grain Dust Explosions in U.S. 3/05 Read more


Contrast in ND and MN Farm Safety Funding Scrutinized Following Spate of Grain Bin Deaths 3/10 Read more


Safety Quip

Chronic Illnesses Cause Lawsuits Against MGP Ingredients (Atchison, KS) Following 2016 Industrial Accident 3/04 Read more


Farmer Entrapments and Dryer Fires Spike Following Wet 2019 Harvest 3/10 Read more


Farmer Entrapments and Dryer Fires Spike Following Wet 2019 Harvest 3/10 Read more


Video: LA Farmer Recounts Grain Bin Entrapment and Rescue (2:29) 2/28 Read more


Red Cross to Recognize Dallas-Sioux Creek, WI Fire Department For September 2019 Grain Bin Rescue 3/04 Read more


Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation Emphasizes Importance of Farm Safety 3/03 Read more



Purdue Extension to Hold Grain Storage Incident Training For First Responders 3/10 Read more


First Responders in Carroll County, TN Receive Grain Bin Rescue Training 3/10 Read more


MN Rep Draheim Introduces Legislation to Increase Farmer Safety 3/02 Read more


MN Gov. Walz Proposes $250,000 to Improve Safety For State's Farmers 2/27 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week ... Conveyor Hazards ... 3/2/20 3/02 Read more


Safety Tip of the Week ... Grain Dryer Fires 3/9/20 3/09 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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