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April 14, 2021
Delivered on the second and fourth Wednesday each month by Grainnet Safety



Lunch Box Safety Talk Webinar Recording: "Combustible Dust Explosion Prevention Strategies" ... Presented by Joe Mlynek (April 7 ... 67 min.) 🖥️


GEAPS Recognizes 2020 Safety Awards Winners 4/08 Read more


Journal of Agromedicine “Leader in the Field” 2021: NGFA's Jess McCluer 4/02 Read more

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NGFA Newsletter: OSHA Expected to Increase Enforcement Activities Through COVID-19 Stimulus Funding 3/26 Read more


Conn, Maciel, Carey: Another Status Update on OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Rulemaking 4/14 Read more


OSHA Quick Takes: New Secretary of Labor Sworn In 4/02 Read more


Conn, Maciel, Carey: New OSHA Interpretation Letter Clarifies “Double Reporting” Issue 3/24 Read more



Growth in Grain Storage Prompts Safety Reminder to Nebraska Farmers 4/14 Read more


Man Extricated From Grain Engulfment in Walnut Grove, MN 4/07 Read more


Photos: Man Rescued After Being Trapped in Grain Storage Facility in Salina, KS 4/05 Read more


Grain Elevator Collapses After Catching Fire in Sangamon County, IL 4/02 Read more


VIDEO: Officials Say Man Rescued After Being Trapped in Grain Bin Near Lawton, Iowa 3/31 Read more


Firefighters Knock Down Silo Fire at Poulin Grain in Swanton, VT 3/30 Read more


Man Died After Falling in Vat of Grain on Ship in Portland Port 3/29 Read more


Dust Explosion at Seed Cleaning Facility in Oregon Kills Worker, Injures Another 3/25 Read more


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Worker Injured in Dust Explosion, Fire at Vancouver Port 4/05 Read more



COVID-19 Resources


Victim in Fatal Wisconsin Farm Accident Identified 3/24 Read more


Virginia First Responders Train For Life-Saving Grain Bin Extrication Emergencies 3/29 Read more


Osage (MO) Firefighters Get Grain Bin Rescue Training 3/29 Read more


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