Date(s) - March 27, 2023
11:00 am - 1:30 pm


The 2023 Stand Up 4 Grain Safety Week Kickoff is a hybrid event which will be livestreamed from the Wayne County Fire & Rescue Association Training Center in Apple Creek, Ohio. The kickoff features hands-on safety demonstrations, the Ohio State University Grain C.A.R.T. (Comprehensive Agricultural Rescue Trailer), and more.

For Ohio Farm Bureau members participating in workers’ compensation group rating, this event will meet their annual safety training requirements.

Demonstrations include:
  • Assessing Bin Entry Hazards – Laura Mattimoe, Ohio OSHA Consultation
  • Respiratory Protection – Dee Jepsen, PhD, Ohio State University
  • Fall Protection – Anne Cook, Custom Agri Systems and Barry Gullickson, 3M
  • Grain Bin Entrapment Self-Rescue – Mike Harp, Safety and Technical Rescue Association (SATRA)

The kickoff event is sponsored by the Alliance (GEAPS, GHSC, NGFA, OSHA); Ohio AgriBusiness Association; Ohio Bureau of Worker’s Compensation; Ohio Farm Bureau; Ohio OSHA Consultation Program; and Ohio State University Ag Safety and Wayne County Fire & Rescue Association Regional Training Facility.

Register for virtual session (Select the virtual session(s) you want to attend during) registration.

Register for in-person attendance