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December 8, 2021
Delivered on the second and fourth Wednesday each month by Grainnet Safety



Safety News


Town of Denton, MT, Reeling From Loss of Homes, Grain Elevators Following Wildfire 12/09 Read more


Farmer Found Waist Deep in Grain Silo Rescued After Five Hours, North Carolina Officials Say 12/02 Read more

Safety Quip

Conn, Maciel, Carey Webinar: Biden Administration Year One Recap ... Noon to 1:15 p.m. (CST) Tuesday Dec. 14 12/06 Read more


Nomination Period Extended For Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health 12/06 Read more


Coalition to Work on OSHA’s Heat Illness Prevention Rulemaking 11/30 Read more


OSHA Extends Heat Hazard Rulemaking Comment Period 12/02 Read more


OSHA's Top 10 Most Cited Violations for Fiscal Year 2021 12/01 Read more


OSHA QuickTakes (Dec. 1): Comment Period Extended on COVID-19 Standard, Protecting Holiday Workers, Winter Weather Safety 12/01 Read more


Colten Howard Memorial Fund Established to Raise Money For Grain Bin Safety Equipment Donations to Rural Fire Departments 12/02 Read more



OSHA Issues Its COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings Emergency Temporary Standard 11/30 Read more


Fifth Circuit Orders a Stay of OSHA's COVID-19 Vaccination, Testing, and Face Coverings ETS 11/30 Read more


U.S. Department of Labor Extends Comment Period to Jan. 19 For COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing Emergency Temporary Standard 11/30 Read more


Update on Challenges to Federal Contractor Mandate 11/30 Read more


Safety Made Simple December 2021 Safety Scoop 12/07 Read more



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COVID-19 Resources


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Conn Maciel Carey: OSHA Defense Report

GEAPS Webinar Series

NGFA Safety Tip: Hand Tool Safety

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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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