Environmental Risks in Confined Spaces

In the realm of agricultural safety, understanding environmental risks in confined spaces is crucial. These hazardous environments present unique risks that demand awareness and proper safety protocols.

Why Focus on Agricultural Confined Spaces?

Agricultural confined spaces are essential for storing and handling crops. They pose serious risks to those who work in and around them. From engulfment hazards to toxic gases, these environments require careful management and adherence to safety guidelines.

Joe Mlynek, a partner at Safety Made Simple, presented for the National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) webinar series on June 18th, 2024. He discusses the hazardous environmental risks associated with agricultural confined spaces in this video link. His insights are invaluable for anyone involved in agricultural operations or safety management.


For more educational resources on grain safety and agricultural confined spaces, visit the National Grain and Feed Association‘s safety page at ngfa.org/safety. Safety Made Simple subscribers can register for the hazardous atmospheres in confined spaces course by clicking here. This session focuses on atmospheric hazards in confined spaces. By the end of this course, participants will be able to recognize the effects of oxygen deficiency on the body, identify common atmospheric hazards and their health effects, and apply safe practices for atmospheric testing and ventilation in confined spaces.

Together, with the NGFA, we prioritize safety in agricultural operations. Stay informed about the latest safety practices and resources to protect yourself and your team. Together, we can mitigate risks and create a safer working environment.