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August 25, 2020
Delivered on the second and fourth Wednesday each month by Grainnet Safety



GEAPS Cornbelt Chapter Webinar tomorrow at 10 a.m. CT!
Top 10 Pre-Harvest Safety Tips ... Presented by John Lee, GFAI

Register Here!


NGFA Harvest Safety Week 2020 ... Aug. 31 - Sept. 4

Safety Quip

Grain Talk Podcast: Consultant Doug Fletcher on OSHA Compliance, Safety Culture (39 min) 8/31 Read more


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


AgriSphere Webinar Recording: The Importance of Ergonomics in The Workplace ... Presented by Cindy Pauley (Aug. 19 - 58 min.) 8/19 Read more


Upcoming GFAI Webinar: Dealing With COVID-19 During Harvest ... Sept. 2 at 10 a.m. CT 8/21 Read more


Upcoming Conn Maciel Carey Webinar: Technology Solutions For Complying With COVID-19 Requirements ... Sept. 8 at 12 p.m. CT 8/24 Read more


OSHA and FDA Develop Checklist to Protect Food Industry Workers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic 8/19 Read more


Conveying System Fire Reported at Summitville Feed and Grain Elevator in Manchester, TN 8/25 Read more



Fire Reported at Tennessee Co-Op Building Near La Vergne, TN 8/25 Read more


Man Rescued After Grain Truck Entrapment in Bears Lagoon (Australia) 8/21 Read more


July Explosion at Tilbury (U.K.) Port Caused by Dust Explosion 8/20 Read more


Severe Storms Damage Old Grain Elevator in Kaniyohi, MN 8/24 Read more


Safe Work Manitoba Reminds Workers That Grain Bins Are Considered Confined Spaces With Regulatory and Safety Requirements 8/19 Read more


ISU's Dirk Maier Provides Recommendations For Inspecting Grain Bin Damage Following Storm 8/18 Read more



Columbia Grain International Implements Enhanced Safety Plan For Upcoming Harvest Season 8/18 Read more


Upper Midwest Agricultural Safety and Health Center Emphasizes Importance of Communication During Harvest 8/25 Read more


Minnesota Department of Agriculture Offers Funds to Farmers to Improve Grain Storage Facility Safety 8/25 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week: Worker Fatigue During Harvest ... 8/24/20 8/24 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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