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June 10, 2020
Delivered on the second and fourth Wednesday each month by Grainnet Safety



GFAI to Hold Safe Grain Handling Course ... July 7-8 ... Bloomington, IL 6/10 Read more


Two Men Rescued From Grain Bin Entrapment at Weber Beef in Erie, IL 6/10 Read more


Man Rescued From Grain Bin Entrapment Near Mazon, IL 6/04 Read more


Farmers Elevator Co. Fined $205,106 By OSHA Following Worker's Death at Grant Park, IL Elevator 6/08 Read more


OSHA Fines Minooka (IL) Grain, Lumber & Supply Co. $69,000 After Worker Rescued From Grain Bin Engulfment 6/05 Read more

Safety Quip

Poor Quality Grain Increases Risks of Grain Bin Fatalities 6/05 Read more


Man's February Entrapment Death Highlights Grain Bin Dangers 6/04 Read more


OSHA Issues Frequently Asked Questions and Answers About Face Coverings, Surgical Masks, and Respirators in The Workplace 6/10 Read more


OSHA Issues Alert on Social Distancing To Keep Employees Safe at Work During the Coronavirus Pandemic 5/29 Read more


OSHA and CDC Issue Guidance to Help Agriculture Workers During Coronavirus Pandemic 6/03 Read more


OSHA Resources to Protect America’s Workers During the Coronavirus Pandemic 5/29 Read more


How the Coronavirus COVID-19 Pandemic Has Affected Grain Elevator Operations 6/08 Read more


University of Minnesota Extension Offers Advice on Managing Agricultural PPE Amid Shortages 6/05 Read more



National Ag Safety Database Shows June, July, and August as Peak Months For Farm Accidents 6/05 Read more


Safe Grain Unloading: Plugs, Clumping, and Hangups Are Major Causes of Engulfment 5/29 Read more


Grain Dryer Experts Provide Tips and Best Practices For Safe Grain Drying 6/10 Read more


Farmers Urged to Take Extra Precautions Around Overhead Powerlines 6/05 Read more



Safety Tip of The Week ... Housekeeping: Combustible Dust ... 6/8/20 6/08 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week ... COVID-19: Physical Distancing ... 6/1/20 6/02 Read more


Safety Made Simple Blog: Commitment Versus Compliance 5/29 Read more


U.S. Department of Labor Offers $11.5 Million in Safety Training Grants 5/27 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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