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November 18, 2020 | GEAPS
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GEAPS Accepting Safety Award Nominees

Recognize your grain facility for staying safe

It takes a tremendous amount of effort, skill and knowledge to keep your facility and employees safe and accident-free. Recognize your facility’s hard work with the GEAPS Safety Awards Program.

The Safety Awards recognize facilities that go an entire year without a work-related lost time injury or illness. Facilities are recognized with the Elite Tier Safety Award for going the entire year without a recordable workplace injury or illness.

Each facility that successfully completes the Safety Awards Program receives a plaque commemorating the accomplishment, is recognized at the GEAPS Exchange, and is listed on the GEAPS website and in In-Grain.

The  program is open to all avenues of the grain industry, including: grain storage facilities, engineers, equipment suppliers, millwrights and others.

How do I apply?

It’s easy to join the Safety Awards Program! Just download an application, and return it email it to GEAPS today. If your facility has enrolled before, contact Deb Most to ask about online enrollment. If you are located outside of the U.S., please use download the reporting form for non-U.S. facilities.

Download an application form.

Download a reporting form for non-U.S. facilities.

After the end of the calendar year, submit your OSHA forms to verify your safe workplace, and you are all set. 

For more information, contact Deb Most with GEAPS.

2019 Safety Awards Winners

Of the 444 facilities that enrolled in the 2019 GEAPS Safety Awards Program, 383 facilities successfully completed the year without any lost time injuries or illnesses.

Top Facilities: Cumulative Hours

Fifth place, 1,079,384 hours -- Cargill Inc, Albion, NE

Fourth place, 1,479,223 hours -- Zen-Noh Grain Corp, Convent, LA

Third place, 1,546,738 hours -- Bunge North America, Council Bluffs, IA

Second place, 1,561,204 hours -- The Kelly Group, Decatur, IL

First place, 2,064,247 hours -- Bunge North America, Russell, MB

Top Facilities: Cumulative Years

Fifth place, 25 years -- Bunge North America facility in Albany, IL

Tied for Fourth place, 26 years -- Bunge North America facility in Finley, TN and Cargill Inc. facility in Lima, OH

Tie for Third place, 33 years -- Bunge North America facility in Blytheville, AR, Bunge North America facility in Hickman, KY, Bunge North America facility in LaGrange, MO, and Bunge North America facility in Yazoo City, MS

Second place, 37 years -- Bunge North America Fountain Bluff facility in Grand Tower, IL

First place, 41 years -- Bunge North America DeSoto Landing facility in Arkansas City, AR

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