- Farm owners, operators, supervisors, employees
- Commercial elevator managers, supervisors, employees
- Rescue personnel and health professionals
- Farm Bureau managers/staff, Extension educators, and agribusiness leaders and employees
- Temporary and migrant workers
- Youth employees
- Anyone working on or around an agricultural setting
- Community safety day audiences
- This module is especially beneficial for new employees to commercial and farm establishments as an orientation.
- This is a good course for annual “refresher” training and can easily be broken down for general Safety meetings.
Introduces the participant to the 6 main hazards of grain handling including engulfment, entanglement, electrical, falls, dust explosions, stuck by objects, as well as common health risks; universal “Best Practices” for associated with the hazards and appropriate ways to complete job tasks using Best Practices; Lock Out/Tag Out; Personal Protective Equipment; risk management principles; and community planning. Course is intended to provide awareness and recognition of the variety of hazards found throughout all the aspects of the industry.
- Participants will be able to identify the 6 main hazard categories of grain handling operations and major health risks associated with handling grain.
- Participants will be able to suggest a universally recognized “Best Practice” strategy(ies) for the main hazards and health risks.
- Participants will be able to understand the general costs associated with accidents and the initial steps to take to manage costs using risk management principles such as the Safety Hierarchy.
- Participants will be able to understand the benefits of Community Planning for Emergencies and initiate conversation in their local communities for pre-planning.