How to handle grain safely: 5 tips

You can lose your sense of control in flowing grain in only 2-3 seconds.

Handling grain safely can be made easier by following these five tips from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

The product is quickly explained in the video 5 Things to Know About Grain Safety, along with measures to be taken to ensure safety.  

Corn, wheat, oats, barley, sunflower seeds, and soybeans are among the raw agricultural commodities handled, stored, processed, and shipped by bulk grain handling facilities.

There is a dedicated page on grain safety offered by OSHA for workers, firms, professionals concerned with health and safety, and other individuals involved in the handling and processing of grains. Check out the grain handling webpage as it looks at explosions that may be caused by grain dusts, breathing issues, falls, and other hazards prevalent in such facilities.    

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