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If you put your hearing protection in at the start of your work day or keep it close for easy access you are more likely to use it.

Fact Sheet #14

HEALTH AND SAFETY FOR GRAIN DRYING PRACTICES

Fact Sheet # 14

Farmers often need to use aeration or grain drying fans for the purpose of drying and/or maintaining appropriate temperatures for stored grain. This fact sheet will outline the hazards of drying grain and methods for preventing disease, injury and death.

THE FAN HEAT SOURCE THE BIN
    Outside Inside
  • electricity
  • fire
  • noise
  • fuels
  • ladders
  • flowing/crusted over grain
  • grain dust/molds
  • carbon dioxide

If you are interested in this Fact Sheet, please send your requests stating how many fact sheets you need to the Rural Health Extension Program and we will mail them to you.

For request only contact:
Rural Health Extension Program
Phone number: (306) 966-6643/6647
Fax number: (306) 966-8799/8378