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July 14, 2021
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Register Now: Lunch Box Safety Talk Webinar - Top Hazards in the Grain Industry ... Presented by Joe Mlynek ...
Aug. 3 ... 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (CDT)

Sponsored by Kasa Controls & Automation and M&M Specialty Services, LLC


Adrian, MO, Grain Facility Cited by OSHA in Dust Explosion Case 7/01 Read more


NGFA Publishes New Firefighting Manual For Grain Facilities 6/29 Read more


Safe Grain Handling Operations Course ... Aug. 10-11 ... Asmark Agricenter, Bloomington, IL 7/06 Read more


Nebraska Grain and Feed Association Donation Supports Grain Safety, Rescue Training 6/29 Read more

Safety Quip

OSHA: Water. Rest. Shade. Keeping Workers Safe in Heat 6/29 Read more


OSHA Updates COVID-19 Interim Enforcement Response Plan 7/12 Read more


OSHA Extends Comment Period For COVID-19 Healthcare Emergency Temporary Standard 7/08 Read more


OSHA QuickTakes (July 1): Grant Opportunities; Heat Illness Prevention 7/08 Read more


OSHA Grants Aid Infectious Disease Prevention Training For Non-Profits 6/28 Read more


Fair Grove (MO) Fire Protection District Receives Grain Rescue Tube From Nationwide 6/29 Read more


Nationwide Presents Grain Rescue Tube to North Bollinger County (MO) Fire Protection District 6/28 Read more


Camden-Wyoming, DE, Fire Company Awarded Grain Rescue Tube From Nationwide Program 6/28 Read more




'SILO the Film': Go Behind Scenes of Independent Film That Depicts Grain Entrapment Accident in Gritty Detail

Columbia Grain Safety Director Bill Spreeman Discusses Company’s Approach

Joe Mlynek: Focusing on Concern Over Compliance Key to Meaningful Safety Discussion


Larned, KS, Fire Department Receives Grain Rescue Tubes 6/25 Read more


Belle Plaine, MN, Firefighters Practice Grain Bin Rescues 6/25 Read more


Nationwide Safety Program Awards 48 Fire Departments Life-Saving Rescue Equipment 6/24 Read more


New York's Shelby, East Pembroke Fire Departments to Receive Grain Bin Rescue Training 6/24 Read more



Cambridge Springs, PA, Volunteer Firefighters to Get Grain Rescue Tubes, Training 6/24 Read more


Bargersville, IN, Fire Department Raising Funds For Grain Bin Safety 6/23 Read more


Share Your Stories: Easton Corbin, 'SILO' Announce 'Only Life I Know' Campaign to Spotlight Multigenerational Farmers 6/28 Read more


Australian Firefighters Rescue Person Trapped in Grain Storage Tank 7/07 Read more


Recent Safety Tips of the Week

Sleep and Safety ... Sponsored by C-TEC AG ... 7/12/21

Compressed Air Dangers ... Sponsored by Electro-Sensors, Inc. ... 7/5/21

Bulk Bag Safety ... Sponsored by M&M Specialty Services, LLC ... 6/28/21

Preventing Heat Stress ... Sponsored by CCS Group ... 6/21/21

Hazardous Electrical Locations ... Sponsored by C-TEC Ag ... 6/14/21


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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