National Stand-Up for Grain Safety Week

National Stand-Up for Grain Safety Week

13 - 17Apr2020

Three Simple Steps to Promote Grain Safety

Increased storage capacities combined with larger, faster handling, and automated equipment contribute to the safety and health hazards of grain workers.

NGFA, OSHA, the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS), the American Feed Industry Association, and the Grain Handling Safety Coalition are working together to raise awarenes of industry and OSHA resources available to identify potential hazards at grain, feed, and processing facilities through the Stand-Up for Grain Safety Week.

During this week, each day will have an identified safety topic and employers and workers will be able to conduct site activities such as employee training, hazard hunts, audits of preventative measures, corrections of any identified hazards, and a review of engulfments prevention measures and procedures.