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Grain Handling Safety Workshop

Nov 27, 2012 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

University of Illinois Extension, Ogle County
Robert Aherin, Extension Specialist-Safety, will lead the workshop which focuses on:

Main hazards of grain handling, risk management and community planning.
•Entanglement Hazards
Identification, prevention, maintenance and correction of entanglement hazards.
Identification and assessment of risk level and reducing hazards with a focus on safety procedures
•Safe Handling & Storage of Grain Overview
Injury and illness risk factors
Effective grain safety risk management plan
o Understanding the OSHA Grain Standard
•Entanglement Hazards
Understanding the risks of machine guarding, PTO drives, belts, V-belts, conveyors, sweep augers
•Grain Bin Entry Procedures
Recognized safe entry guidelines for anyone entering a grain bin

Ellen Phillips