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March 25, 2020
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COVID-19 Safety Resources


Stand Up For Grain Safety Week Still Scheduled For April 13-17; Kick-Off Event in Ithaca, NE Cancelled 3/18 Read more


OSHA Safe + Sound Week ... Aug. 10-16 3/24 Read more


OSHA Issues New Temporary Guidance For Respiratory Protection Standard Enforcement 3/17 Read more


Safety Made Simple to Release Series of Free COVID-19 Safety Videos 3/19 Read more


GFAI's John Lee Offers Update on OSHA and IEPA Protocols During COVID-19 3/24 Read more


GFAI Offers Guidelines For Working With Grain Bins 3/25 Read more

Safety Quip

Purdue University Issues 2019 Summary of U.S. Agricultural Confined Space-Related Injuries and Fatalities Report​ 3/12 Read more


Man Dies in Grain Bin Entrapment in Mayfield, KY 3/18 Read more


Authorities Investigate Man's Grain Bin Death in Graves County, KY 3/23 Read more


Grain Bin Fire at Agtegra Facility in Bowdle, SD Takes Three Days to Extinguish 3/12 Read more


Canadian Agricultural Safety Association Says Proper Grain Storage Can Help Prevent Grain Bin Entrapments 3/18 Read more


Lake Village, IN Volunteer Fire Department Receives Grain Bin Rescue Tube and Hosts Rescue Program 3/17 Read more


Purdue Entrapment Report Highlights Handling Grain That Won't Flow 3/12 Read more


Editorial: Focus on Safety as Spring Planting Season Approaches 3/16 Read more



Agriculture Rescue Training Program Scheduled For First Responders in Marshfield, WI 3/16 Read more


South Dakota Farm Bureau Holds SILO Screening and Grain Bin Safety Demonstration 3/16 Read more


Mid-Plains Community College (NE) Holds Grain Bin Safety Training Class 3/13 Read more


Agricultural Hazard Training Simulation Conducted at Asmark Institute Agricenter in Bloomington, IL 3/13 Read more


Ashland, NE Volunteer Fire Department Receives Grain Bin Rescue Equipment Donation 3/12 Read more


Bureau Valley, IL High School FFA Members Participate in Grain Bin Entrapment Simulation 3/12 Read more


SILO Film Producer and Director Discuss Making of Grain Entrapment Movie 3/12 Read more


Safety Simplified Blog: Routine Safety Inspections 3/18 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week ... COVID-19 Safety Resources ... 3/23/20 3/23 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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