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September 22, 2021
Delivered on the second and fourth Wednesday each month by Grainnet Safety



Worker Found Dead in Bunge Contractors Soybean Silo in Indianapolis 9/13 Read more


One Man Dead After Grain Silo Accident in Bovina, TX 9/09 Read more


Grain Handling Safety Coalition Offers Near Miss Safety Training Online Sept. 28, 30 9/21 Read more


Grain and Feed Association of Illinois: Update - Addressing Common Harvest Safety Challenges 9/09 Read more


Indiana's Co-Alliance Promotes Grain Bin Safety Through Simulator, Training Programs 9/22 Read more


Crawford County, IN Rescue Squad Shares Grain Bin Safety Tips 9/22 Read more

Safety Quip

Cornell, NY Cooperative Extension, Gold Star Feed and Grain to Offer Grain Bin Safety Training 9/20 Read more


Summit, SD, Volunteer Fire Department Receives Grain Bin Rescue Tube, Training Certification 9/13 Read more


New Harvest Season, New Ways to Think About Farm Safety 9/15 Read more


Observe Proper Grain Bin Safety Practices This Fall During Harvest 9/22 Read more


Ag Businesses Team Up to Provide Equipment For Napoleon, OH, Fire Department Grain Bin Rescue Facility 9/13 Read more


Rugby, ND, Volunteer Fire Department Gets Equipment, Training For Grain Bin Rescues 9/13 Read more


The DeLong Co. Donates $40,000 to 18 Midwest Fire Departments For Grain Bin Rescue Equipment 9/09 Read more


Lansing, IA Fire Department Truck Aids Grain Bin Rescue Capabilities 9/09 Read more


Poor Crop Condition Can Affect Grain Bin Safety 9/21 Read more


Columnist: My Friend Died In Grain Bin - Let Him Be The Last 9/22 Read more



Conn, Maciel, Carey: OSHA to Issue Another COVID-19 ETS Setting a 'Soft' Vaccine-Mandate 9/10 Read more


Conn Maciel Carey: OSHA Regional Emphasis Program Focuses on Transportation Tank Cleaning Operations in Rail, Truck Shipping Industries 9/22 Read more


Coalition to Work on OSHA's 2nd COVID-19 Emergency Rulemaking For Vaccine Mandates 9/16 Read more



U.S. Department of Labor Focuses on Protecting Workers From Extreme Heat, Indoors And Outdoors 9/20 Read more


Two People Rescued From Top of Buffalo, NY Grain Elevator 9/17 Read more


Virtual Meeting to Seek Public Input on OSHA Whistleblower Program 9/21 Read more


Recent Safety Tips of the Week

Compressed Gas Cylinder Storage and Transport ... Sponsored by Industrial Magnetics, Inc. ... 9/20/21

Safe Lifting to Prevent Back Injuries ... Sponsored by Electro-Sensors ... 9/13/2021

Lightning Safety ... Sponsored by C-TEC AG ... 9/6/21

NGFA Harvest Safety Week 2021 ... Sponsored by M&M Specialty Services, LLC ... 8/30/21

Harvest Preventive Maintenance ... Sponsored by KC Supply ... 8/23/21


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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