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April 22, 2020
Delivered on the second and fourth Wednesday each month by Grainnet Safety



NGFA Stand Up For Grain Safety Week Resources


Win $100 ... Enter Grain Journal's Online Safety Contest! Sponsored by Tapco, Inc. 5/11 Read more


Upcoming NGFA Webinar: COVID-19 Updates for Grain, Feed and Processing Industry: OSHA Guidance and Workplace Health and Safety Issues ... Presented by Eric J. Conn, May 20 at 2 p.m. CT 5/07 Read more


NGFA Renews Cooperative Alliance With OSHA 5/12 Read more


NGFA Alert: Powered Industrial Trucks vs. Skid-Steer Loaders 5/12 Read more


Purdue Extension: COVID-19 Pandemic Response Complicates Spring Planting for Farmers 4/27 Read more


Man Dies in Grain Bin Accident in Fayette County, IL 5/11 Read more


Man Dies in Grain Bin Entrapment in Palmyra, MO 5/06 Read more


Palmyra, MO Fire Chief Urges Farmers to Stay Out of Grain Bins Following Man's Entrapment Death 5/07 Read more

Safety Quip

Two Treated For Injuries Following Explosion at Processing Plant in Vaughan, Ontario (Canada) 5/04 Read more


Minor Rescued After Climbing Grain Elevator at Landus Cooperative in Casey, IA 5/11 Read more


Feed Mill Destroyed by Fire in Boyd, WI 5/04 Read more


Grain Bin Safety Concerns Amplified as Temperatures Increase 5/04 Read more


OSHA and CDC Issue Interim Guidance to Protect Workers in Meatpacking and Processing Industries 4/29 Read more


Grain Silo Wall Repair Options by SSI Consulting 4/28 Read more



OSHA Shares Latest Information on COVID-19 Response in Workplace 4/28 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week ... Safe Lifting to Prevent Back Injuries ... 4/27/20 4/27 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week ... Moving Vehicle Safety - Spotters ... 5/4/20 5/04 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week ... Forklifts: Pre-Use Inspections ... 5/11/20 5/11 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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