Since 1964, there have been Over 1,200 on farm fatalities directly linked to grain bin hazards. Take some time to watch this short, 10-minute documentary on the hazards of grain bins.

 

Stand Up for Grain Bin Safety


Every year hundreds of employees are injured or die from preventable hazards while working in grain storage and handling. Due to rising numbers of grain bin related injuried and fatalities OSHA created an Alliance to bring more awareness and grow a stronger safety culture.

This week we will be looking at the different hazards grain bins bring as well as what we can do as an industry to help mitigate these hazards. Each day also has a free webinar on a focused topic - be sure to check these out and get registered below. If you would like to learn more about Stand Up for Grain Bin Safety or incorporate it's resources into your operation visit https://standup4grainsafety.org/ or click on the button below. 

 

March 30, 2021: Near Miss Reporting

March 30, 2021: Near Miss Reporting


Near Miss Reporting is a powerful tool to help us develop a PROACTIVE, approach to safety – recognizing and fixing hazards before harm is caused.

Use the button below for access to Near Miss Reporting resources. 
 

Sign up for a free webinar: Near Misses

Presented By: Dennis Jarrett, Vice President of Continuous Improvement, Teasdale Latin Foods; Daniel Gaither, Director of Safety, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, Office of Research, University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana; Brian Grimm, GHSC Board of Directors 

Near Miss Reporting is a powerful tool to help us develop a PROACTIVE, approach to safety – recognizing and fixing hazards before harm is caused. Dennis Jarrett, Vice President of Continuous Improvement at Teasdale Latin Foods, brings 30+ years of experience to explain near misses, reporting, and tips to engage our employees and management teams to build a stronger safety culture. Breakout  sessions will delve deeper into common questions surrounding employee engagement/participation and management concerns of how to implement and effectively use near miss reporting.

 
This webinar will be held at 10:00 am.

 

March 31, 2021: Impact Of Grain Quality On Safety
April 1, 2021: Grain Bin Entry
April 2, 2021: Emergency Action Plan


From Our Safety Team


Steve Crouch
Safety and Risk Manager

 
 

Take a few moments and listen to Sunrise Cooperative Safety and Risk Manager, Steve Crouch, on why it's important that guards are always present on machines and conveyors. 

Greg Lowe
Retired Safety and Risk Coordinator

 
 

Take a few moments and listen to retired Sunrise Cooperative Safety Risk Coordinator, Greg Lowe, as he discusses the importance of preventative maintenance. 

Jed Bookman
Safety and Risk Coordinator

 
 

Take a few moments and listen to Sunrise Cooperative Safety and Risk Coordinator Jed Bookman with a few important reminders about entering a grain bin.

Mike Jamison
Safety and Risk Coordinator

 
 

Take a few moments and listen to Sunrise Cooperative Safety and Risk Coordinator Mike Jamison on how to prevent slips, trips, and falls.