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Prevention of Grain Dust Explosions

December 13, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST

Corn kernels sorted on agriculture equipment

Last updated on September 26th, 2022 at 11:57 am

This Grain Safety program is intended for workers and managers in the grain industry including grain elevators, farm operators and workers, grain haulers, and agriculture business owners. The major focus of the program is on safety in confined space work areas including entry, respiratory protection, and prevention of Grain Dust explosions.

At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will:

  1. Describe several recent dust explosions and the dust deflagration process
  2. Identify the basic considerations used in a facility hazard analysis for dust
  3. Describe the prevention and mitigation techniques used in control of the combustible dust hazard
  4. Describe Minimum Explosive Concentration (MEC)
  5. Identify combustible particulate solids
  6. Identify training needed for employees
  7. Identify housekeeping techniques to prevent an grain dust explosion
  8. Understand employees’ rights and responsibilities
  9. Describe the OSHA Agricultural exemption

Last updated on September 26th, 2022 at 11:57 am

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December 13, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST
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Dan Neenan, MBA, Paramedic