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We’ve teamed up with National Grain and Feed Association once again to provide members with a Regulatory Compliance Seminar to address OSHA, FDA and EPA issues impacting the grain, feed and processing industry.

Regulatory Compliance Seminar with NGFA

April 05, 2022 – Kearney, Neb.

Our regulatory compliance seminar jointly hosted with National Grain and Feed Association will take an in-depth look at many things concerning the regulatory environment in the grain handling industry including but not limited to: overviews of OSHA programs, FSMA requirements and much more.

Regulatory Compliance Agenda

8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

8:35 a.m.

Update on Emerging and Evolving Regulatory Issues – OSHA

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

Speaker: Jess McCluer – NGFA

10:00 a.m.


10:15 a.m.

Lockout/Tagout Hazards and Best Practices

  • Overview of certain types of lockout/tagout hazards and best safety practices within grain handling, feed and processing industry.

Speaker: Jim Seibert – NGFA

11:15 a.m.

Overview of OSHA Region VIII Grain Handling Local Emphasis Program

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

Speaker:  OSHA Omaha Area Office Director (Invited)

12:15 p.m.


1:00 p.m.

Prevent Fires and Explosions

  • Update on how to prevent grain dryer fires and dust explosions by having an emergency plan in place.

Speaker: Jim Seibert – NGFA

2:15 p.m.


2:30 p.m.

Hazard Recognition

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

Speaker: Jim Seibert – NGFA

4:00 p.m.


Speakers & Presentations

Training Program Disclaimer

This presentation and any accompanying materials are for informational and educational purposes only and are intended to assist attendees as they strive to improve workplace safety and compliance.   While presentations attempt to thoroughly and accurately address the specific topics presented, attendance is not a substitute for a comprehensive training and compliance program which is the responsibility of the employer or industry.

Nothing in the presentations is intended to create a contractual relationship between the attendee and presenter or the attendee’s employer and presenter for safety and compliance and attendees and their employer/industry are solely responsible for ensuring compliance with workplace health and safety laws, rules, regulations, and industry standards.  The information presented does not constitute legal or other professional advice or guidance.  The information presented is intended to educate on specific topics of safety and compliance but is not an exhaustive statement of your employer’s/industry’s legal obligations which are defined by statute, regulations, rules, regulatory interpretations, and industry standards.  Furthermore, regulators may modify rules and interpretations based upon new technology, information, or circumstances and the employer/industry is responsible for keeping independently apprised of such developments.

Presenters make no warranties, express or implied, as to the fitness of the information and presentation for any purpose or as to results obtained by individual using the information and are not responsible for any action taken in reliance on the information and presentation.

By attending this presentation, the attendee and its employer/industry agrees to hold all presenters harmless for any loss or damage claimed to have arisen out of this presentation.  Presenters do not take responsibility for inappropriate use or application of information or instruction provided in this presentation.


April 05 – Kearney, Neb.

Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center
110 2nd Ave.
Kearney, NE 68847


Regulatory Compliance Seminar
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