Safety, Health & Environmental Conference

Thursday, March 3, 2022
Holiday Inn of Fargo, 3803 13th Ave S, Fargo, ND

Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. - Conference: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Cost: $100.00 for NDGDA Members & Safety & Health Clients / $125.00 for Non-Members

Registration will be $10.00 higher per person at the door.

NGFA and NDGDA have teamed up once again to provide members with a Regulatory Compliance Seminar (Safety Focused) to address regulatory issues impacting the grain, feed and processing industy.

Agenda:

8:30 AM : Welcome and Introductions
8:35 AM: Update on Emerging and Evolving Regulatory Issues - OSHA

Speaker: Jess McCluer - NGFA

              • OSHA Priorities
                • Impact of Change in Administration
                • Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)
                • Status of Top Rulemaking Issues for Grain Handling Industry
              • Top OSHA Citations in general and grain handling industry
10:00 AM: Break

10:15 AM: Lockout/Tagout Hazards and Best Practices
Speaker: Jim Seibert - NGFA
Overview of certain types of lockout/tagout hazards and best practices within grain handling, feed & processing industry
11:15 AM: Overview of OSHA Region VIII Grain Handling Local Emphasis Program
Speaker: OSHA Bismarck Area Office Director (Invited)

              • Regional and Area Inspection Data
              • OSHA Policy on Grain Related Issues
                • ETS
                • Confined Space / Bin Entry
                • Sweep Augers
                • Fall Protection
                • Combustible Dust

12:15 PM: Lunch

1:00 PM: Prevent Fires and Explosions
Speaker: Jim Seibert - NGFA
Update on how to prevent grain dryer fires and dust explosions by having an emergency plan in place

2:15 PM Break

2:30 PM Hazard Recognition

Speaker: Jim Seibert - NGFA

              • Slips, Trips and Falls
              • Common Machine Shop Hazards
              • Struck-by / Struck-against
              • Elevated Surfaces
              • Housekeeping

4:00 PM Adjourn


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