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March 9, 2021
Delivered on the second and fourth Wednesday each month by Grainnet Safety




Lunch Box Safety Talk: Combustible Dust Explosion Prevention Strategies

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. CT ... Tuesday, March 30 ... To register, click here.

Sponsored by M&M Specialty Services Inc. and Industrial Magnetics Inc.


Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week Website 2/19 Read more


Man Dies in Grain Bin Accident Near Stevenson, AL 3/10 Read more


North Dakota Firefighters Train on Grain Bin Extrication Techniques 3/10 Read more


Grain Rescue Training Comes to Southeast Kansas Community 3/08 Read more


Boone County, IA Man Rescued From Grain Bin Entrapment 3/08 Read more


Moving Parts May Have Sparked Fire at ADM Plant in Fremont, NE 2/25 Read more

Safety Quip

Damages Estimated at $2 Million in Reisdorf Bros. Feed Bill Fire in North Java, NY 3/08 Read more


Farmer Found Dead in Grain Bin Near Elmer, MO 3/08 Read more


Madison Co., TN Fire Department Receives Over $6,000 For Grain Bin Rescue Training 3/05 Read more


Ammonia Leak Reported at ADM Plant in Decatur, IL 2/24 Read more


Grain Journal January/February 2021

OSHA Releases Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for FY 2020 3/08 Read more


Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week ... March 29 - April 2, 2021


Even With Progress, Grain Bin Entrapment Fatality Rate Remains Too High, Experts Say 3/01 Read more


VIDEO: Minnesota Mother Turns Grief Into Mission to Make Grain Bins Safer 2/26 Read more



Illinois Department of Agriculture Advocates For Grain Bin Safety 3/01 Read more


Grain Bin Safety Requires Team Effort, Communication 3/01 Read more


Farmers Partner With Rural Firefighters to Reduce Injuries, Fatalities Through RF-DASH Program 3/01 Read more


NGFA Submits Recommendations to OSHA on Potential COVID-19 Workplace Standard 3/05 Read more


NGFA Creates 'Grain Bin Safety Saves Lives' Shareable Flyer 3/01 Read more


Fact Sheet: Update on USDA Efforts to Contain the COVID-19 Pandemic 3/05 Read more


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What OSHA's New COVID-19 Mandates Mean for Employers 2/25 Read more



National Ladder Safety Month


Opinion: Blending of Damaged Grain Must Be Discouraged to Protect Quality, Worker Health 2/25 Read more


U.S. Department of Labor Encourages Employers, Stakeholders to Join OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction 3/01 Read more


DEKRA Webinar: "Four Metrics Every Scorecard Needs to Prevent Catastrophic Events" ... March 10 2/26 Read more


Safety Steps


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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