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August 12, 2020
Delivered on the second and fourth Wednesday each month by Grainnet Safety

Watch the CONVEY '20 Virtual Conference webinar recordings here!



Upcoming AgriSphere Webinar: Why Ergonomics Are Important in The Workplace ... Presented by Cindy Pauley, Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. CT 8/12 Read more


Webinar Recording: Lunch Box Safety Talk on Lockout/Tagout ... Presented by Joe Mlynek (Aug. 4 - 65 min.) 8/04 Read more


GEAPS Webinar Recording: Grain Dust Explosions ... Presented by Dr. Kingsly Ambrose (July 23 - 54 min.) 7/24 Read more


OSHA Safe + Sound Week ... Aug. 10-16 7/15 Read more


OSHA Encourages Employers to Mark National Safe+Sound Week ... Aug. 10-16 8/10 Read more


7th Annual National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls Rescheduled for Sept. 14-18 8/06 Read more

Safety Quip

Grain Talk Podcast: John Lee Shares Grain Handling Safety Lessons From GFAI, Asmark Institute Course (10:14) 7/09 Read more


11-Year-Old Killed in Grain Silo Accident in Penn Yan, NY 8/04 Read more


Worker Killed in Train Accident at Green Plains Ethanol Plant in Mount Vernon, IN 8/10 Read more


Man Rescued From Grain Auger Incident in Lincoln, IL 8/04 Read more


Man in His 60s Rescued From Grain Bin Entrapment in Hartington, NE 8/05 Read more



Watch Now: Sukup Video Explains Why Grain Bins Sustained Significant Damage During Monday's Storms in Iowa 8/12 Read more


Strong Storms Cause Grain Bins to Collapse in Northern IN 8/12 Read more


Mennel Milling in Fostoria, OH Faces OSHA Fine For Failing to Protect Workers From Falls 8/03 Read more


Fire Reported at Superior Elevator in Thunder Bay, Ontario (Canada) 8/10 Read more


Grain Silos and Terminal Damaged in Massive Explosion at Port of Beirut in Lebanon 8/05 Read more


SD Farmers Face Increased Grain Bin Dangers Amid Poor Crop Conditions 8/06 Read more



Two Delaware Fire Departments Receive Grain Bin Rescue Equipment From Nationwide's Annual Contest 8/05 Read more


Labor Department Issues Revised Rule Concerning OSHA Access to Employee Medical Records 7/29 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week ... Safe Harvest Strategies ... 8/10/20 8/10 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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