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April 28, 2021
Delivered on the second and fourth Wednesday each month by Grainnet Safety




Register Now: Dust Explosion Prevention Methods ... Presented by Dr. Kingsly Ambrose, Purdue University ... Wednesday, May 26 ... 10-11 a.m. (CDT)

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Register Now: Lunch Box Safety Talk Webinar - Agricultural Confined Space Entry - Preventing Catastrophe ... Presented by Joe Mlynek ...Tuesday, June 8 ... 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (CDT)


Joe Mlynek: Investing in Safety - Every Dollar Spent Saves Company $3 to $5 4/28 Read more


GEAPS Teams Up With Safety Made Simple to Provide Free Safety Courses for GEAPS Members 4/15 Read more

Safety Quip

Conn, Maciel, Carey OSHA Defense Report: COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards Officially Submitted to OMB 4/27 Read more


Biden Selects California Safety Chief Doug Parker to Lead OSHA 4/16 Read more


Aurora Cooperative Donation Funds Oxygen Equipment For Edgar (NE) Fire and Rescue 4/26 Read more


Franklin County, IL Purchases Two Grain Rescue Tubes 4/28 Read more


Grain Bin Accident Claims Life of Man in Stutsman County, ND 4/22 Read more


Fire Crews Rescue Man Trapped in Grain Silo in Chilton, TX 4/22 Read more


Red River Commodities Inc. Settles With OSHA After Employee Loses Leg in Grain Sweep Accident 4/21 Read more


Ohio Firefighters Conduct Grain Bin Entrapment Rescue Training 4/28 Read more



U.S. Department of Labor Opens National Dialogue to Improve Outreach to Teens 4/21 Read more


North Dakota Mill & Elevator Fire Causes Minor Damage 4/21 Read more


Des Moines, IA Firefighters Train For Grain Entrapment Rescue 4/19 Read more


Recent Safety Tips of the Week


Crews Respond to Fire at Perdue Grain Building in Chesapeake, VA 4/23 Read more


Innovative Soy-Based Dust Suppressant Helps Clear Air and Deter Respiratory Issues 4/24 Read more



Abandoned Grain Elevator in Downtown Greenwood, IN, Burns Down 4/28 Read more


Saskatchewan Firefighters Prevent Barn Fire From Reaching Grain Bins, Propane Tanks 4/21 Read more


Conn, Maciel, Carey: OSHA Defense Report - OSHA Leadership, COVID-19 Emergency Rulemaking 4/15 Read more


OSHA Quick Takes ... April 16 - Workers Memorial Day; OSHA Turns 50 4/26 Read more


COVID-19 Resources


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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