Iowa: Protect Yourself from Grain Dust – Video Oct 23, 2020

🕔Oct 23, 2020
Farmers should always be mindful of the respiratory hazards and associated health concerns with exposure to dusts and molds during grain harvest and handling. This becomes especially important in a […]

Grain Dust Explosions Up in 2018; Injuries, Fatalities Decline Feb 25, 2019

🕔Feb 25, 2019
An increase in grain dust explosions were reported nationally at grain handling, feed manufacturing and biofuel facilities in 2018; however, resulting injuries and fatalities were down from the previous year, […]

More Grain Dust Explosions Reported Nationwide in 2017 Mar 9, 2018

🕔Mar 9, 2018
There were seven reported grain dust explosions at U.S. food and agricultural facilities in 2017, two more than in 2016 but still below the 10-year average of 9.3 explosions per […]

Indiana: 2 Grain Dust Safety Workshops, June 21, 22 Jun 7, 2017

🕔Jun 7, 2017
Purdue Extension workshops will help farmers and employees of grain handling facilities better understand how to prevent grain dust combustion and explosions. Funded by a grant from the Occupational Safety […]

Farm Safety: Fewer Grain Dust Explosions Reported Nationwide in 2016 Feb 14, 2017

🕔Feb 14, 2017
The number of grain dust explosions in the United States fell to a 10-year low in 2016, but two of the incidents resulted in the first reported fatalities since 2013, […]

Indiana: Grain Dust Combustion Prevention Workshop, West Lafayette, Sept. 15 Aug 30, 2016

🕔Aug 30, 2016
A Purdue Extension workshop and on-site program will help farmers and workers in grain handling facilities learn how to prevent grain dust combustion and explosion. The workshop, which is co-sponsored […]

Indiana: Combustible Grain Dust Workshop, West Lafayette, July 16 Jul 7, 2015

🕔Jul 7, 2015
Purdue Extension, in partnership with the Kansas State University Department of Grain Science and Industry, is sponsoring a free workshop to educate industry professionals on the equipment and methods of […]

Missouri: Combustible Grain Dust Prevention Workshop, Kansas City, July 28 Jun 25, 2015

🕔Jun 25, 2015
Kansas State University will offer a combustible grain dust prevention workshop teaching advanced mitigation methods on July 28 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Kansas City, Missouri, prior to the […]

Kansas: Grain Dust Explosions – Conditions Can Develop in a Flash Feb 5, 2015

🕔Feb 5, 2015
We’ve seen the impact they can cause – grain dust explosions sparked when certain conditions come together to create a combustible situation. And those conditions can develop much faster than […]

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