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May 26, 2021
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🖥️ Grain Dust Explosion Methods, by Dr. Kingsly Ambrose, Purdue University (72 min.)

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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)

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NGFA Outlines Issues With OSHA’s ‘Combustible Dust’ Proposal 5/21 Read more


No Injuries Reported After Explosion at Landus Cooperative Elevator in Jefferson, IA 5/17 Read more


Landus Jefferson Location Expected to Resume Operations in Time For Harvest, Following Dust Explosion 5/18 Read more

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Grain Dust Explosion Injures One Near Mountain Home, ID 5/21 Read more


Fire Department Extinguishes Smoldering Grain at Dakota Mill and Grain 5/17 Read more


July 13-14 ... Omaha, NE

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GEAPS Cornbelt Chapter ... GOEPS Registration Now Open ... June 15 ... Bloomington, IL 5/14 Read more


Riceland Facility in Stuttgart, AR Catches Fire 5/24 Read more


McKenzie, TN Fire Department Receives Grant For Grain Bin Rescue Equipment, Training 5/21 Read more


North Dakota State University Extension Offers Summer Grain Storage Tips 5/17 Read more


Purdue Team Brings Awareness to Grain Entrapment Dangers 5/26 Read more


OSHA Quick Takes (May 17): New Resources For Beryllium Safety, Spanish-Language Fall Protection Webinar 5/19 Read more


OSHA Defense Report: How to Navigate Thorny Legal Landscape Around Employee Vaccination Status 5/24 Read more



OSHA Defense Report: CDC Drops Mask, Distancing Requirements For Fully Vaccinated People — What About Workplace? 5/14 Read more


Informal OSHA Hearing to Discuss Updates to Agency’s Hazard Communication Standard 5/20 Read more


Video: Demolition of Lamoni, IA Grain Elevator Begins (2:21) 5/24 Read more


OSHA Rule Proposal to Clarify Handrail, Stair Rail System Requirements Walking-Working Surfaces Standard 5/20 Read more



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