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October 14, 2020
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GEAPS Exchange 2021 Postponed to Aug. 6-9, 2021 in Columbus, OH 9/28 Read more


GEAPS Now Accepting Registrations For 2021 Safety Awards Program 10/01 Read more


OSHA Issues Guidance for Use of Tight-Fitting Respirators 10/07 Read more


OSHA Publishes Employer Injury, Illness Data Collected Under E-Recordkeeping Rule 9/29 Read more


Man Dies Buried in Seven Feet of Corn Outside of Grain Bin in Eldora, IA 10/09 Read more


72-Year-Old Man Dies in Grain Bin Entrapment in Fairmont, MN 9/28 Read more


North Dakota Man, 41, Dies in Grain Cart Auger Accident 10/02 Read more


One Person Dies Following Semi-Truck Accident at Grain Mill and Feed Store in Reno County, KS 10/06 Read more

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Grain Elevator Owned by Providence Grain Group in Marengo, Saskatchewan Destroyed by Fire 10/12 Read more


Grain Bin Fire Reported at Farm in Cambridge Springs, PA 10/06 Read more


Fire Department Responds to Grain Bin Fire in Bowling Green, OH 10/14 Read more


Fire Reported at Midwest Grain Systems Building Near Kensington, MN 9/28 Read more


Bumper Crops: Illinois Department of Labor Stresses Need For Grain Bin Safety 10/08 Read more


Conn Maciel Carey Webinar Special: What to Expect from OSHA After the Presidential Election 10/07 Read more


Grain Journal September/October 2020 Digital Edition

Man Rescued From Grain Auger Entanglement at Ottawa Co-Op (KS) 10/05 Read more


When Should Workplace COVID Cases Be Reported? OSHA Updates Its Frequently Asked Questions 10/01 Read more



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AG Partners in Royal, IA Now Accepting Grain Following August Explosion 9/28 Read more


Dallas County, IA Fire Departments Receive Grain Bin Rescue Training 9/25 Read more


U.S. Department of Labor Teleconference Seeks Public Input on OSHA Whistleblower Program 9/24 Read more


Nerstrand, MN Fire Rescue Receives Grain Bin Rescue Tube and Training From Nationwide Contest 10/12 Read more


Safety Made Simple Publishes Regulatory Training Requirements Matrix 9/24 Read more


University of Kentucky Ag Engineer Spreading Grain Bin Safety Message 9/24 Read more



Safety Tip of The Week: Fall Protection Hierarchy ... 9/28/20 9/28 Read more


Safety Tip of the Week: Fall Arrest - Total Fall Distance ... 10/12/20 10/12 Read more


Safety Made Simple Safety Scoop: October 2020 10/06 Read more


Safety Made Simple Five Minute Safety Talk: Distracted Driving 10/13 Read more


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OSHA Inspection Checklist/Handy Desk Reference Guide

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Grain Handling Safety Coalition

"Your Safety Matters" Training Video

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Farm Grain Bin Safety Video

OHSA Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements

OSHA Regional & Area Offices

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