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October 27, 2021
Delivered on the second and fourth Wednesday each month by Grainnet Safety




Lunch Box Safety Talk: Fall Prevention Strategies - Preventing the Fall ... Presented by Joe Mlynek ... 11:30 a.m. CT Tuesday, Nov. 2

Sponsored by M&M Specialty Services, LLC, and AGI SURETRACK CMC


GRAIN JOURNAL Safety Articles


Preventing Grain Dryer Fires: Tips For Startup, Cleaning, Shutdown 10/26 Read more


Vehicle Struck-By: Hazards of Facility Traffic Heightened During Harvest 10/26 Read more


Powered Industrial Trucks: OSHA Requires Employers to Develop Training Program Based on Best Practices 10/26 Read more


OSHA Priorities Under Biden: COVID-19 No. 1, Followed by Emphasis Programs 10/26 Read more


Human and Organizational Performance: Building Systems Around Individual to Reduce an Error's Impact 10/19 Read more

Safety Quip

Safety News


Police Release Names of Two Victims Killed in Superior, NE Grain Elevator Shooting 10/25 Read more


Three Dead, Including Shooter, After Former Employee Opens Fire at Grain Elevator in Superior, NE 10/22 Read more


Senate Confirms Doug Parker to Head OSHA 10/26 Read more


Conn Maciel Carey: OSHA COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing Emergency Rulemaking 10/27 Read more


Enrollment Open For GEAPS 2022 Safety Awards Program 10/18 Read more


NGFA Delivers Priorities For Federal Implementation of COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate 10/22 Read more


OSHA Initiates Rulemaking to Protect Workers From Heat Hazards 10/26 Read more


OSHA QuickTakes (Oct. 15): Heat Safety Resources, Machine Guarding Violations 10/18 Read more


2022 Ag Safety Director's Leadership Conference ... Council Bluffs, IA ... Jan. 4-6 10/20 Read more


Avoid Complacency Around Grain Storage Hazards 10/27 Read more



Firefighters Knock Down Fire in Large Oven at Dakota Specialty Milling 10/20 Read more


Makers of 'SILO' Film Offer Peek Behind Scenes of Film's Creation 10/26 Read more


Stu Ellis: Drier Corn in Illinois Should Mean Safer Storage For Farmers 10/14 Read more



Recent Safety Tips of the Week

Skid-Steer Loaders - Rollover Prevention ... Sponsored by Industrial Magnetics, Inc. ... 10/25/21

Skid-Steer Loader Safety - Crushing Injuries ... Sponsored by Industrial Magnetics, Inc. ... 10/18/21

First Aid - When to Call 911 ... Sponsored by Electro-Sensors ... 10/11/21

Power Tool Control Switches ... Sponsored by C-TEC AG ... 10/4/21

Hand Tool Safety ... Sponsored by M&M Specialty Services, LLC ... 9/27/21


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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