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May 12, 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)

Sponsored by M&M Specialty Services, LLC and VAA, LLC


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)

Sponsored by Drake, Inc. and The SafetyQuip Company


GEAPS Distance Education Program Courses Available On-Demand 5/12 Read more


NGFA: OSHA Sends Draft Emergency Temporary Standard for COVID-19 to White House For Review 5/03 Read more

Safety Quip

Loaded Grain Truck Rolls Over, Spills in Decatur, IL 5/12 Read more


Alert Employee Calls Fire Department, Prevents Fire at Dakota Grain & Mill, Fort Pierre, SD 5/04 Read more


Fire Contained to Milling Building at CHS Ethanol in Steward, IL 5/10 Read more


Sweep Auger Accident Injures 16-Year-Old on Monona County, IA Farm 5/12 Read more


Atchison, KS, Fire Crews Extinguish Grain Bin Fire Ignited by Cutting Torch 5/12 Read more


Man Rescued from Grain Bin near Marked Tree, AR 5/10 Read more


Marked Tree (AR) Fire Department Seeks More Grain Bin Training Following Recent Rescue 5/12 Read more


Grain Journal Safety Surveys

Best Training Ideas: Use Employee Input, Ideas to Keep Instruction Interesting, Relevant

Unbreakable Tenets: Communication, Training, Partnerships Develop Enduring Safety Culture


Kentucky Fire Departments Train For Grain Rescue Operations 5/12 Read more


Rockingham (VA) Fire Department Receives Nationwide Grant For Grain Rescue Tube, Training 5/04 Read more



North Platte, NE, Firefighters Train For Grain Bin Rescue Scenarios 5/10 Read more


DEKRA: Safety Leadership - It’s Time to Rethink Incident Investigations 5/04 Read more


Emergency Crews Respond to Grain Bin Dryer Fire at Perdue Farms in Salisbury, MD 5/10 Read more


Scottish Farmer Dies When He Puts His Head Inside a Grain-Drying Machine Without Shutting It Off 5/04 Read more


‘SILO’ Film to Donate Portion of Proceeds to Agriculture Safety Group 5/10 Read more



Order a Copy of "SILO," Support Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week 5/07 Read more


OSHA Quick Takes ... May 3 - Honoring America's Fallen Workers; Fall Safety Stand-Down 5/04 Read more


Recent Safety Tips of the Week


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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