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How to keep safe when operate grain dryers

  The most important principle in produce is safe. Therefore, the way to keep safe in operate grain dryers become gradually vital. In order to operate the grain dryers safely, farmers and workers need to be aware of all safety signs and warnings on equipment and follow instructions provided by the manufacturer. When operating equipment, always practice safe operating procedures and simulate emergency conditions, and be prepared for any kind of equipment breakdown or accident.
Below are some advice for operate grain dryer, work on the farm safely.
Here are a few tips for working safely on the farm and around a grain dryer.

  1. Dress appropriately and safely
  Dress an work cloth may be the best choose to avoid some unnecessary dangerous situation. Also make sure your long hair tie back.  ‘Cause  garments with string hanging out and long hair can easily catch in the moving parts of the machine and cause server injury or death.
  1. Wear protective equipment
  It’s necessary to wear protective equipment such as, gloves, goggles, masks and earplugs to protect yourself from harmful fumes or dust, loud noises and flying debris. Don’t forget to evaluate your work environment for the proper personal protective equipment then you don’t need to follow the tips blindly.
  1. Plan for potential accidents.
  Grain dryers have many moving parts and run at extremely high temperatures, making explosions and fire a real possibility. Keep a fire extinguisher near the control panel and have fire department and other emergency numbers readily available. Have an emergency plan in place, and make sure all family members and workers know where to go and who to call in case of an emergency.
  1. Be vigilant
  Try to follow the equipment as it operates to ensure it is running smoothly. Control the grain input and output for consistency. Know which system malfunctions to be aware of and try to make some simulation to rise the awareness of emergency action.
  1. Take regular breaks
  Operating machinery can be exhausting. So take short breaks when required can help you to stay rested and avoid careless mistakes.