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Grain Handling

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There are numerous safety and health hazards associated with grain handling operations. If workers are unaware of the potential hazards in their work environment, they are more vulnerable to injury. The following references describe the health hazards associated with grain handling and how to recognize them.

  • Safe Grain and Silage Handling. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Publication No. 95-109, (1995). Links to an informative publication covering the hazards associated with grain harvesting, transporting, storing, conveying, and processing.
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