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 Operations  Receive, Handle, Store, Process, Ship  Raw Agriculture Commodities  Corn, Wheat, Oats, Barley, Sunflower seeds, Soybeans, Peanuts  Industries.

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2  Operations  Receive, Handle, Store, Process, Ship  Raw Agriculture Commodities  Corn, Wheat, Oats, Barley, Sunflower seeds, Soybeans, Peanuts  Industries  Grain mills, Feed mills, Grain warehousing…Craft Breweries Grain Handling Facilities

3  Grain Dust Fires and Explosions  Receiving Pits  Inside Bucket Elevator Legs  Dust Accumulations Hazards in Grain Handling

4  Suffocation  Engulfment / Entrapment  “Walking Down” the Grain  Bridging or Buildup Conditions Hazards in Grain Handling

5  Falls  Walls and floor openings  Unguarded catwalks  Platforms  Ladders Hazards in Grain Handling

6  Machine Hazards  Augers  Conveyors  Belts and Pulleys Hazards in Grain Handling

7  Atmospheric Hazards  Mold  Chemical Fumigants  Decaying/Fermenting Silage  Oxygen deprivation Hazards in Grain Handling

8  BLS Data for Grain and Oilseed Milling (2009)  3,000 recordable injury cases  4.6 injuries / 100 full-time workers  About 1 in 20 full-time workers have a recordable injury annually  56% of injuries result in days away, job restrictions or transfer  Purdue University Study (2010)  51 Grain Entrapments  12% involved workers under age 16  26 Fatalities  5 under age 16 Injury and Fatality Data

9  Inspection Activity for FY 2010  340 Citations  $4.1 Million  Commonly Cited Industries by SIC:  5153: Grain and Field Beans  4221: Farm Product Warehousing and Storage  2048: Feed Mills  2041: Grain Mills Inspection Activity for

10  Increasing Inspections of Grain Operations  300 inspections in FY 2010  75% had OSHA violations  Publications  Notification Letters to 13,000 worksites  Updated Grain Handling Safety and Health Topics webpages  New fact sheet, wallet card  Enforcement  Haasbach/Hillsdale Case  3 fatalities, 2 teenager in entrapment incident  $1,352,125 in fines OSHA Update

11  Administrative  Emergency Action Plan  Employee Training  Hot Work Issues  Grain Bin Entry Procedures  Dust Control Measures  Housekeeping  Equipment Requirements  Preventative Maintenance  Effective since 1988  Last amended 1996 Grain Handling Facilities Standard 29 CFR

12  Objective:  Promote compliance with among Georgia employers.  Topics Covered:  Safe Grain Bin Entry  Controlling Combustible Dust Hazards in Grain Handling  Other Grain Facility Hazards  Program Administration Course Agenda

13  OSHA Grain Handling Safety Page:  NIOSH Grain Handling Health Topics:  Purdue University’s Grain Lab: General Resources

14 Birdsong Peanuts Mar-Jac Poultry Milner Milling Swartz Ag U.S. Poultry and Egg Association Special Thanks


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