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July 8, 2020
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Upcoming Webinar: Lunch Box Safety Talk: Non-Routine Work Programs ... Presented by Joe Mlynek, July 14 at 11:30 a.m. CT 7/09 Read more


OSHA Issues Citation to Furst-McNess Corp. in Lodi, WI For Exposing Workers to Grain Dust Explosion Hazards 7/06 Read more


Massive Explosion Damages Grain Storage Silos at Port of Tilbury, Essex (England) 7/06 Read more


Fire at Port of Tilbury (Essex) Continues to Burn More Than Two Days Following Explosion 7/07 Read more


Fire Crews Remain at Port of Tilbury Grain Storage Facility Five Days Following Explosion 7/09 Read more


ADM Oilseed Crushing Plant in Kent, UK Remains Closed Following Fire 7/07 Read more


Worker Dies After Falling From Roof of Grain Storage Silo at Dunkirk Port in France 6/29 Read more



Fire Reported at AGP Grain Marketing Elevator in Lincoln, NE 6/26 Read more


Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center Urges Farmers to Take Time For Safety 7/07 Read more


Ag Partners Begins Removing Parts of Sheldon, IA Facility Damaged by 2019 Explosion 6/24 Read more


Two Rural NE Volunteer Fire Departments Awarded Grain Bin Rescue Tubes Through Nationwide Contest 7/07 Read more


Harrison County, NE Farm Bureau Donates $4,000 to Persia Volunteer Fire Department to Purchase Grain Bin Rescue Equipment 7/01 Read more


Brainard, NE Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department Awarded Grain Bin Rescue Tube From Nationwide Contest 7/02 Read more


Clay City-Harrison, Township, IN Receives Grant From Duke Energy to Purchase Grain Bin Rescue Auger 6/26 Read more



GEAPS 542 Online Distance Education Course: Electrical Safety For Grain and Processing Facilities ... Aug. 4 - Sept. 8 6/26 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week ... Work Safely in Summer Heat ... 7/6/20 7/06 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week: Truck Dump Safe Practices ... 6/29/20 6/29 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week: Fall Protection - Harness Inspection ... 6/22/20 6/24 Read more


Safety Made Simple: July Safety Scoop 7/07 Read more


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GEAPS Webinar Series

NGFA Safety Tip: Hand Tool Safety

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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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