Occupational Safety And Health

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OSHA, NGFA form alliance to focus on grain, feed safety

By Aerin Curtis

The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) in the US is set to work with the country's Department of Labor in an effort to call attention to safety concerns for members of the grain and feed industries.

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Feed, grains continue to kill in the US

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

In 2016, the US saw 30 deaths related to confined agricultural spaces including feed grain bins and handling facilities, says safety expert.

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Texas feed company faces $83K OSHA fine

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Missing guardrails, handrails and fire extinguishers along with wiring concerns were among the safety violations reported for CPE Feeds.

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Nebraska feed mill faces $500K fine after employee death

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

An employee of Prinz Grain and Feed was killed in May this year when he entered a grain bin to clear corn from the sides of an enclosed container, and was engulfed by grain as walls of corn collapsed upon him.

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Nebraska feed company hit with $101,000 OSHA fine

By Aerin Einstein-Curtis

Nutrition Services, Inc. faces a $101,898 fine from the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for alleged safety violations found in an on-site visit.

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