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Saturday, August 24, 2019

OSU Grain Rescue Training - Choose a Day

Start Date: 8/24/2019 8:00 AM CDT
End Date: 8/28/2019 5:00 PM CDT

Venue Name: Papillion Fire Station

10727 Chandler Road
La Vista, NE  United States  68128

Organization Name: NEGFA, Summit Companies, Papillion Fire Dept.

Samantha Prier
Email: sprier@summitcous.com
Phone: 402.671.7157

12 Hour Training - Must complete 4 hour Awareness Training & the 8 hour Operations Training to receive a certificate. 

Safety and rescue training for grain industry workers, farmers, and emergency responders.

Lives are lost every year due to entrapments and entanglements on family farms and commercial grain facilities. Let Oklahoma State University’s Grain Engulfment and Confined Space Team help you, your family, and your workers learn how to stay safe while working around grain.

Be an observer one of the days or actively participate by registering for both parts of this training. 

  1. Hazard Communication for Grain Handling Facilities - Awareness
    Complete Online or Attend on August 24 (4 hours)

  2. Hazard Communication for Grain Handling Facilities - Operations
    Choose ONE Day during the week of August 25 - 29 (8 hours)

Cost: $0 
Donated drinks, snacks, or cash to purchase water & snacks is appreciated!

Awareness Training (4 Hours)

This course is designed for both grain workers and emergency responders and is a prerequisite for attending the Operations level class.
Key Topics

  • Common hazards that exist during grain bin operations
  • Actions that reduce or eliminate these hazards
  • Initial action that should be taken in the event of an accident at a grain handling facility. 

Operations Training (8 Hours)

This course is designed to give hands-on experience with the steps and procedures necessary to perform a rescue.
Key Topics

  • Recognition of hazards associated with grain bins and grain handling.
  • Initiation of appropriate communication to obtain necessary resources
  • Removal of grain and other procedures to perform a rescue
  • Utilization of equipment to mitigate a grain bin entrapment
  • Requirements for atmosphere monitoring
  • Methods of locating submerged victims
  • Types and uses for cofferdams & rescue systems 

Grain Bin Emergency Training is designed to meet specific objectives from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration 29 CFR 1910.272. The program is paid for with the assistance from Occupational Safety and Health Administration Susan Harwood Training Grant.

Interested in helping make this event a success? We need water and snack donations or cash to help us purchase water & snacks. We are also looking for donated grain bin panels to cut into. If interested in sponsoring, please let Samantha know by emailing  sprier@summitcous.com. Thank You!

Online Registration

Registration is Closed
Closed: 8/21/2019 9:00 PM

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