ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA, U.S. — The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) will host a webinar from 2 to 3 p.m. EST, Nov. 30 on employee and product transportation.

AFIA’s Equipment Manufacturers’ Committee and Integrator Committee recently completed a guidance document on transportation safety and how it relates to the feed industry. This webinar will go in-depth on a number of issues that are covered in the guidance document and participants will receive a copy of the document after the webinar.

Presenters include:

— Dr. Charles Stark, assistant professor, extension specialist – Feed Milling, NC State University

— Terry Medemblik, sales manager, Walinga Inc.

— Jack Lyle, vice-president and general manager, Warren Manufacturing, Inc.

— Keith Epperson, vice-president, American Feed Industry Association

Some of the topics that will be addressed include:

— Truck flushing guidance.

— General rules and safety.

— Safety symbols and labels.

— Confined space.

— Personal protective equipment.

— Loading and unloading.

— Coupling and uncoupling truck to trailer.

— Inspection and maintenance.

— Working around overhead power lines.

— Pre-trip inspection.

— Driver’s vehicle inspection report.

— Drug and alcohol policy.

More details are available