National Grain & Feed Association Safety Management/Loss Control seminar March 8

The Ohio AgriBusiness Association is partnering with the Agribusiness Council of Indiana and the National Grain & Feed Association to host a NGFA Safety Management/Loss Control seminar March 8 in Columbus.

The seminar will feature several topics, including updates on emerging and evolving regulatory issues; safety and health management loss control; implementing safety and health management plans for grain handling facilities; and quality management/loss control practices for grain handling facilities.

“This workshop is designed to shed light on various components of grain and feed safety

management and loss control,” said Chris Henney, OABA president and CEO. “Our partnership with the Agribusiness Council of Indiana and the National Grain & Feed Association greatly benefits our members and helps us to address issues that aren’t necessarily specific to Ohio, but also to the region and nationwide.”

OABA members and other industry professionals will hear from three leading experts during the event: Jess McCluer, vice president of safety and regulatory affairs for the National Grain and Feed Association; Paul Stevenson, risk management senior consultant with Nationwide Agribusiness; and Don Wray, eastern regional operations manager for The Andersons, Inc.

The workshop agenda includes:

● An update on emerging and evolving regulatory issues, including hazard communication,

combustible dust regulatory trends, injury and illness recordkeeping, and a highlight of

top OSHA citations in general and grain handling industry.

● The difference between safety and health management and loss control, including safety

and health management process versus risk management process.

● Overview of implementing safety and health management plan for grain handling

facilities.

● Overview of quality management and loss control practices for grain handling facilities.

Registration.

The NGFA Safety Management/Loss Control Seminar will be held on Tuesday, March 8, from

8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Columbus North in Columbus. Registration fees are $150 for ACI/OABA/NGFA members and $200 for nonmembers.

To register, visit www.oaba.net/events .

Hotel accommodations can be made by calling 614-885-1885. Use the group discount “Ohio AgriBusiness Association” to receive the group rate of $109.

For more information and to register for the event via phone, visit www.oaba.net/events , email info@oaba.net or call 614-326-7520 ext. 1.

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