Selected Community Events
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.
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
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