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Grain Safety Summit

  • National Safety Council, Nebraska Circle 11620 M Circle Omaha, NE, 68137 United States (map)

This two-day safety education workshop focuses on grain handling safety. The training will be provided by the Illinois Grain Handling Safety Coalition through a Susan B. Harwood grant.

August 23: Train the Trainer-Grain Handlers - Omaha
This training will focus on building confidence and provide attendees with current safety standard skills to deliver training to others as a training leader and safety advocate. It will help to increase the understanding of safety and evaluate the best techniques to use while on the job.

Some topics covered in the class:

  • safe grain handling and storage
  • grain bin entry hazards
  • lifeline protection systems
  • lockout/tagout
  • confined space hazards 
  • and more

August 24: Community Safety Training Session - Grand Island
This training session will cover topics for those who are working with grain directly. It has been designed to help those understand the vitality of safety in their workplace and how safety exercises can be carried out. 

Some topics covered in class:

  • safe grain handling & storage
  • grain bin entry hazards
  • Lockout/tagout
  • sweep augers
  • confined space, and more