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November 10, 2021
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GRAIN JOURNAL Safety Articles


Shuttle Loading, Rail Safety: Planning, Training, Communication Key Components 11/10 Read more


Dust Suppression Techniques: Choosing Right Method Can Minimize Loss 11/10 Read more


Lifting, Rigging, Hoisting: Train Your Employees on Best Practices to Handle Slings 11/10 Read more


Bin Site Entanglement Hazards: Guarding Against Augers, Conveyors, Power Takeoff Shafts 11/10 Read more


Preparing Bins For Harvest: Assign, Train Entry Supervisor, Attendant, Entrant 11/10 Read more


Hot Work: Retain Permits For One Year to Demonstrate Compliance 11/10 Read more

Safety Quip

Safety News


Man Injured When Grain Auger Cable Breaks at Fairmount, ND Farm 11/10 Read more


Insurance Won’t Cover $80 Million North Vancouver Grain Silo Collapse, Lawsuit Says 11/09 Read more


Court Temporarily Stays OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing, Face Coverings Emergency Rule 11/09 Read more


Fire Destroys Grain Elevator in Rouleau, SK, Canada 11/07 Read more


U.S. Department of Labor Schedules Meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health 11/05 Read more


OSHA Issues Rule on COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate 11/05 Read more


Conn Maciel Carey: Overview of OSHA's New COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard 11/04 Read more



Fire Contained to Grain Dryer, No Injuries Reported at Country Visions Cooperative in Kiel, WI 11/04 Read more


U.S. Department of Labor Issues Emergency Temporary Standard to Protect Workplaces From Coronavirus 11/04 Read more


Douglas Parker Sworn In as Assistant Secretary of Labor to Lead OSHA 11/04 Read more


Safety Made Simple to Release New Online Courses in 2022 11/02 Read more


OSHA QuickTakes (Nov. 1): Protecting Workers From Heat, Pandemic Safety 11/02 Read more



Illinois OSHA Offers Free, Confidential Safety Consultations For Grain Handlers 11/01 Read more


Calhoun County, SC Fire Department Provides Grain Bin Safety Training 11/01 Read more


Understanding Grain Bin Hazards Can Prevent Life-Threatening Accidents 11/01 Read more


EEOC Updates Employer Guidance For COVID-19 Vaccine Religious Exemption 10/29 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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