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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:

•Overview
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
815/732.2191
ephillps@illinois.edu