Educate your workers and community to identify, avoid, and eliminate the grain handling hazards which result in injuries and deaths each year. Learn & Live – a safe community is a better place to live.
The Grain Handling Safety Coalition (GHSC) wants to help you keep your workplace and community safe. With grant funds to help support training costs, this is a great opportunity to offer safety education in your community! Partner with others to sponsor the event, a meal, or snacks. All you need to do is choose the date, place, time, and topic(s). GHSC will do the rest – provide trainers, training materials, promotion materials and assist you with promotion efforts.
Affordable & Simple – Just follow the steps below to bring awareness and education to your workplace and community.
- Find Partners with safety interests.
Partnerships foster safe practices and send a positive message throughout the local grain community – from the producers to the local elevators. Partner with others such as county farm bureaus, extension offices, commercial elevators, FSA, Farm Credit Services, insurance companies, agribusinesses, medical facilities – options are endless.
- Host/Sponsor a training event.
- Choose a day, time & location that works best for your audience.|
Choose a day, evening, weekend, or combine training with a scheduled event.
- Schedule Recommendations: All day (6-7.5 training hours) – 4+ modules
Half Day (4-5 training hours) – 2-4 modules
3 hours or less – 1-2 modules
- Choose the topics.
See the attached list of training modules and content description. Train the trainer is available for all modules.
- Contact GHSC Training and Program Promotion Coordinator – Alex.
Alex will help you plan the training, schedule trainers, provide promotional materials, and assist in promotion efforts.
- Promote the training.
Advertise to area farmers and farm workers; elevator supervisors and employees; and community agribusiness.
- Hold the training!
Minimum 25 participants preferred. (Contact us about smaller groups). Out of state training is available.
Contact us TODAY to schedule your training event!
Coordinator – Grain Safety Training & Program Promotion
To take advantage of current grant support, training must be held by September 29, 2018.