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December 9, 2020
Delivered on the second and fourth Wednesday each month by Grainnet Safety



GEAPS Webinar Recording: Avoiding Dust Explosions Caused by Static Electricity ... Presented by Dr. Vahid Ebadat (Dec. 3 - 62 min.) 12/03 Read more


OSHA May Issue Emergency Temporary COVID-19 Standard Under Biden Administration 12/08 Read more


OSHA Defense Report: CDC Updates Return-to-Work Guidance Again – Reduces Quarantine Time 12/03 Read more


NGFA Publishes Safety Tips Sheet on ‘Preventing Dryer Fires’ 12/04 Read more

Safety Quip

Grain Bin Safety Week Nominate Your Fire Department Contest ... Nominations Accepted Jan. 1 to Apr. 30 ... Sponsored by Nationwide 11/05 Read more


Grain Handling Safety Coalition Hosting 'Midwinter Grain Management' Virtual Event Jan. 7 12/08 Read more


Employee's Body Recovered From Grain Silo at Didion Milling in Cambria, WI 12/09 Read more


Three Employees Injured Following Dryer Fire at Pinnacle Renewable Energy Plant in Houston, BC 12/02 Read more



New Canadian Pacific Railway Facility in Pitt Meadows, CA to Pose New Fire and Explosion Hazards 12/09 Read more


Cause of Explosion and Fire at MGP Ingredients in Atchison, KS Under Investigation 11/30 Read more


Carter Fire District (IN) Awarded Grain Bin Rescue Equipment and Specialized Training 12/02 Read more


Fire Destroys North Iowa Grain Equipment in Garner, IA 12/07 Read more



California COVID-19 Emergency Rule Adopted by Standards Board 11/30 Read more


Safety Made Simple's Safety Scoop: December 2020 12/07 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week: Walking/Working Surfaces ... 12/7/20 12/07 Read more


Safety Tip of The Week: Minimize Grain Dust Exposure ... 11/30/20 11/30 Read more


Recent E-Blasts

Mass Flow Sourcing ... "SAFE AX-S" Access Ports

VICAM, A Waters Company ... Myco 5-in-1 PLUS

KC Supply ... Kimberly-Clark Kimtech N95 Masks

Sudenga Industries, Inc. ... Super Scoop and Ultra Scoop


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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