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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Emergency Action Planning - High Angle Rescue for Grain Industry

Start Date: 9/5/2019 9:00 AM CDT
End Date: 9/5/2019 4:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Stone Creek Event Center

629 N 1st Avenue
McCool Junction, NE  United States  68401

Event Website: https://www.safenebraska.org/conferences-events/workshops-networking/grain-handling-safety-training

Organization Name: National Safety Council, Nebraska + NEGFA + OSHA + CVA +CPI Coop

Susan Booth
Email: sbooth@safenebraska.org
Phone: (402) 898-7354

Sponsor: Farm Credit Services of America

When every second counts, you need a tried and true plan of action to ensure the safety and health of your employees. This workshop will cover the following topics/sessions:

  • Emergency Action Planning / Rescue Capability Evaluations - Jeff Funke, OSHA
    Mr. Funke, the area director of the Omaha Area Office of OSHA, will explain the importance and regulatory requirements under 29 CFR 1910.272 for establishing and implementing an Emergency Action Plan. Employers must ensure that they have the proper equipment and rescue capabilities to perform grain bin rescue specific to the bin being entered.
  • The Day My Rescue Training Helped Save a Man Buried in Grain - Jeff Krebs, CVA
    Jeff Krebs, a member of Central Valley Ag’s rope rescue team, will share his remarkable story of the day his training was called into action. He received a call from the local fire department asking for assistance in saving a farmer buried in a grain bin.
  • Rescue Equipment Considerations - Pat Furr, Roco Rescue
    Pat will provide information about the history of rescue equipment and explain why choosing the right equipment is important.
  • Building an Internal Rescue Team: Key Steps and Considerations - CVA
    Central Valley Ag Cooperative has trained and equipped 5 rope rescue teams to perform high angle and grain bin rescues. They will share what drove their decision to develop internal rescue capabilities, the steps involved, and some of the key considerations along the way.
  • Onsite Demonstration of Rope Rescue Teams - CPI, Fairmont, Nebraska 
Register for this training online at www.SafeNebraska.org/HighAngleRescue

Nebraska Grain Safety Summit Partnership – National Safety Council Nebraska, OSHA Region 7, Nebraska Grain and Feed Association, Central Valley Ag (CVA), and Cooperative Producers, Inc. (CPI)

Thank You to our Sponsor:  Farm Credit Services of America
Cost: $15/person (Includes Lunch)

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