Grain Handling Industry What is “Safety Pays®”?
On site safety and health consultation services provided by the Oklahoma Department of Labor
What services does it include
◦Access to safety and health professionals
◦On-site safety and health evaluations
◦Identification of existing and potential hazards
How much does it cost?
◦FREE and CONFIDENTIAL! Falls
Auger Entanglement - Amputation
Flash Fires and Combustible Dust Explosions Grain Standard
Guarding Floor and Wall Openings and Holes
Mechanical Power Transmission Apparatus
PPE 1910.303(b)(1) - Damaged insulation 1910.305(g)(1)(i) - Approved equipment (metal receptacle box) 1910.219(e)(3)(i) - Unguarded belts and pulleys 1910.272(j)(2)(ii) - Grain dust- Housekeeping 1910.132(a) - P.P.E., Unsanitary condition 1910.23(c)(1) - Unguarded Elevator Shaft 1910.23(c)(1) - Unguarded Opening 1910.27(f) - Damaged Ladders 29 CFR 1910.272(g)(1)(ii) - Unguarded sweep augers (employee allowed in bin while sweep auger in use) 1910.303(b)(2) – Unapproved electrical device (not listed and labeled)
1910.212(b) – fan not adequately guarded 1910.305(b)(2) – open breakers Grain Handling Facilities Identified in Every
◦ Hazard Letter Sent
◦ Inspection Strategy developed
Inspections will Result in Penalties
◦ Prefer the industry make improvements up front
and not wait until they receive a federal inspection
1.Improve Safety in Grain Handling Industry
2.Change the Culture
3.Get the Word Out Regarding Available Services For more information:
Diana L. Jones, M.S.
Oklahoma Department of Labor
3017 N. Stiles, Suite 100
Oklahoma City, OK 73105
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