For more information see GRDC Fact Sheet Stay safe around grain storage
The fundamental approach to grain storage safety is the same as for all other farming activities. The aim is to have a safe workplace for everyone on the farm, including workers, contractors, families, visitors and the owner/managers.
Safety is a three-step process — identify hazards, assess risk and address the hazard.
Grain stored on farm must meet quality standards when sold, such as the GTA (Grain Trade Australia) requirements. It is becoming apparent however, that increasing numbers of grain markets are looking for assurance of food safety.
The contract standards set by GTA do not specifically cover food safety, which is independently […]