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November 11, 2020
Delivered on the second and fourth Wednesday each month by Grainnet Safety



NGFA Harvest Safety Week 2020 Resources


Three Killed in COFCO Grains Crushing Plant Accident in Argentina; Operations Halted 11/11 Read more


Rural Xenia, IL Man Dies After Fall From Grain Bin on Farm 11/10 Read more


Woman Injured After Falling 40 Feet Into Empty Grain Silo in Anderson County, CO 11/05 Read more


Iowa State University Extension Provides Tips to Protect Your Lungs From Grain Dust 10/29 Read more


Grain Elevator Destroyed by Fire in Torquay, Saskatchewan (Canada) 11/05 Read more


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Safety Quip

Understand and Manage Stored Grain Fire Response - Part 1 9/28 Read more


Salvaging Grain, Coordinating With Fire Department in a Stored Grain Fire Response - Part 2 10/15 Read more


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


CONVEY '20: Two NFPA Standards Cover Combustible Dust Safety Practices 10/15 Read more


CONVEY '20: How Using Leading Indicators Improves Workplace Safety 10/20 Read more



High-Visibility Clothing: A Necessary Safety Item That Also Sends a Message to Customers 2/20 Read more


Machine Guard Makeover: A Sound Guarding and Lockout/Tagout Program Helps Control Hazards 10/20 Read more


Safety Survey: Best Training Ideas Use Employee Input, Ideas to Keep Instruction Interesting, Relevant 10/13 Read more


Unbreakable Tenets: Communication, Training, Partnerships Develop Enduring Safety Culture 10/13 Read more


Safety Tip of the Week: Confined Space Entry - Ventilation ... 11/9/20 11/11 Read more


Safety Tip of the Week: Electrical Safety: "The Freezing Effect" ... 11/2/20 11/03 Read more



Safety Made Simple to Release New Online Safety Courses in 2021 11/02 Read more


OSHA Quick Takes: COVID-19 Resources, Enforcement Actions 10/23 Read more


Webinar Recording: Lunch Box Safety Talk on Contractor Safety ... Presented by Joe Mlynek (Nov. 3 - 52 min.) 11/03 Read more


Conn Maciel Carey COVID-19 Update: CDC Revises 15-Minute "Close Contact" Definition to Cover Cumulative 24-Hour Period 10/22 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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