Grain Bin Safety Tools

  • Year-round grain management
    Year-round grain management

    Year-round grain management

    A year-round grain management strategy can help minimize grain-related accidents and help improve...

    A year-round grain management strategy can help minimize grain-related accidents and help improve your bottom line.
  • Pre-season grain dryer inspection and maintenance checklist
    Pre-season grain dryer inspection and maintenance checklist

    Pre-season grain dryer inspection and maintenance checklist

    Use this checklist when performing grain dryer inspections to help reduce the risk of mechanical...

    Use this checklist when performing grain dryer inspections to help reduce the risk of mechanical breakdown and fire.
  • Pre-harvest farming checklist
    Pre-harvest farming checklist

    Pre-harvest farming checklist

    Before harvest begins, follow these important tips to prepare and avoid the loss of use of...

    Before harvest begins, follow these important tips to prepare and avoid the loss of use of harvesting, grain handling or grain drying equipment.
  • Grain-related hazards
    Grain-related hazards

    Grain-related hazards

    Young farm workers should read and follow all the information contained within, and share it...

    Young farm workers should read and follow all the information contained within, and share it with parents or legal guardians so they are aware of the potential hazards related to the transporting and storing of grain.
  • Safe way to enter a bin
    Safe way to enter a bin

    Safe way to enter a bin

    Entering a grain bin is extremely dangerous. This awareness document can help you gain a better...

    Entering a grain bin is extremely dangerous. This awareness document can help you gain a better understanding of what can go wrong when entering a grain bin and what it takes to help prevent a tragedy from happening.
  • Confined space and grain bin entry permit
    Confined space and grain bin entry permit

    Confined space and grain bin entry permit

    Before bin entry, it's important for all employers, workers and farmers to follow specific...

    Before bin entry, it's important for all employers, workers and farmers to follow specific bin-entry precautions outlined in this permit.
  • Hot work permit and guidelines
    Hot work permit and guidelines

    Hot work permit and guidelines

    To avoid hot work-generated fires, management should implement a hot work program, which requires...

    To avoid hot work-generated fires, management should implement a hot work program, which requires the issuance of a hot work permit before beginning hot work and observance of hot work preparation and safety guidelines.
  • Grain storage construction
    Grain storage construction

    Grain storage construction

    Follow these design, construction, maintenance and inspection guidelines to help ensure structural...

    Follow these design, construction, maintenance and inspection guidelines to help ensure structural integrity and safety.
  • Steel bin storage annual checklist
    Steel bin storage annual checklist

    Steel bin storage annual checklist

    Use this checklist to help document and keep track of important bin information, such as owner's...

    Use this checklist to help document and keep track of important bin information, such as owner's manuals, annual inspection reports and maintenance records.
  • Concrete grain storage annual checklist
    Concrete grain storage annual checklist

    Concrete grain storage annual checklist

    Use this checklist to help document and keep track of important bin information, such as owner's...

    Use this checklist to help document and keep track of important bin information, such as owner's manuals, annual inspection reports and maintenance records.
  • Lockout tagout guidelines
    Lockout tagout guidelines

    Lockout tagout guidelines

    Use this guide to help develop and implement an effective lockout/tagout program and to control...

    Use this guide to help develop and implement an effective lockout/tagout program and to control hazardous energy.
  • Emergency action plan for farms
    Emergency action plan for farms

    Emergency action plan for farms

    Follow the steps outlined in this guide to help develop an effective emergency action plan...

    Follow the steps outlined in this guide to help develop an effective emergency action plan for your farm.
  • Emergency action plan for commercial businesses
    Emergency action plan for commercial businesses

    Emergency action plan for commercial businesses

    Use this manual to assist your facility in developing an emergency action plan in compliance...

    Use this manual to assist your facility in developing an emergency action plan in compliance with OSHA's emergency action plan requirements.
  • Emergency action plan template
    Emergency action plan template

    Emergency action plan template

    Use this template to document your facility's emergency action plan.

    Use this template to document your facility's emergency action plan.
  • Aflatoxin management for commercial businesses
    Aflatoxin management for commercial businesses

    Aflatoxin management for commercial businesses

    Follow these recommendations to assist your commercial business in developing a quality assurance...

    Follow these recommendations to assist your commercial business in developing a quality assurance program to help reduce the chance of buying and selling aflatoxin contaminated grain.
  • Aflatoxin management for farms
    Aflatoxin management for farms

    Aflatoxin management for farms

    Follow these steps to reduce or minimize the likelihood of aflatoxin development particularly...

    Follow these steps to reduce or minimize the likelihood of aflatoxin development particularly with regards to pre-harvest scouting, testing, and proper drying and storage.