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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)

8:00 a.m. | Wichita

Our 2020 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.


8:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

8:15 a.m.

Update on Emerging and Evolving Regulatory Issues – OSHA
Speaker: Jess McCluer- NGFA
– OSHA Priorities
— Increased fines
–Injury and Illness Recordkeeping
–Walking/Working Surfaces
– Combustible Dust – Revised NFPA Standards
– Top OSHA citations in general and grain handling industry

9:30 a.m.


9:45 a.m.

Overview of Top 5 Grain Handling Standard Citations
Speakers: Jess McCluer/Jim Seibert, NGFA
– Entry into Grain Structure
– Preventive Maintenance
– Housekeeping
– Training
– Emergency Action Plans

11:30 a.m.


12:30 p.m.

OSHA Regional Presentation – Grain Handling Local Area Emphasis
Speaker: Ryan Hodge, Wichita Area Office Director
– Regional and Area Inspection Data
– OSHA Policy on Grain Related Issues
— Confined Space/Bin Entry
— Walking Working Surfaces
— Combustible Dust

1:30 p.m.

Hazard Recognition
Speaker: Jim Seibert, NGFA
– Slips, Trips and Falls
– Common Machine Shop Hazards
– Struck-by/Struck-against
– Elevated Surfaces
– Housekeeping

2:30 p.m.

Grain Quality Management for Entrapment/Engulfment Prevention
Speakers: Jess McCluer/Jim Seibert -NGFA
– The linkage between management from field to elevator is in direct correlation with out of condition and entry hazards

2:30 p.m.

Fall Protection Planning – Competent Person Training/FP Inspection and Selection
Speaker: Jim Seibert, NGFA

– Who is a competent person?
– Annual inspection of harness and lanyard by competent person
– Employee trained how to inspect harness and lanyard before each use
– When to junk your harness and lanyard
– What is required in the Fall Rescue Plan?

4:30 p.m.



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