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Recognize Your Facility for Staying Safe!

It takes a tremendous amount of effort, skill and knowledge to keep your facility and employees safe and accident-free. Recognize your facility’s hard work with the GEAPS Safety Awards Program!

What is the program?

The Safety Awards recognize facilities that go an entire year without a work-related lost time injury or illness. Facilities are recognized with the Elite Tier Safety Award for going the entire year without a recordable workplace injury or illness.

What do I get?

Each facility that successfully completes the Safety Awards Program receives a plaque commemorating the accomplishment, is recognized at the GEAPS Exchange, and is listed on the GEAPS website and in In-Grain.

Who can participate?

The  program is open to all avenues of the grain industry, including: grain storage facilities, engineers, equipment suppliers, millwrights and others.

How do I apply?

It’s easy to join the Safety Awards Program! Just download an application, and return it email it to GEAPS today. If your facility has enrolled before, contact Deb Most to ask about online enrollment.

Download an application form and return it to GEAPS today!

Download a reporting form for non-U.S. facilities.

After the end of the calendar year, submit your OSHA forms to verify your safe workplace, and you are all set! If you are located outside of the U.S., please use download the reporting form for non-U.S. facilities.

For more information, contact Deb Most with GEAPS.


Results of the Safety Awards Program are recognized annually at the Exchange (see below). Winners from the 2017 program will be announced at Exchange 2018 in Denver, March 24-27, 2018. Results are also announced in In-Grain and posted on the GEAPS website.

2017 Safety Awards Announced at Exchange 2018

Of the 547 facilities that enrolled in the 2017 GEAPS Safety Awards Program, 449 facilities successfully completed the year without any lost time injuries or illnesses. These companies were recognized at the GEAPS booth at Exchange 2018.

The complete list of companies and facilities that completed the 2017 Safety Awards is available below.

Top Facilities: Cumulative Hours

  • Fifth place, 1,143,150 hours
    • Bunge North America, Bellevue, Ohio
  • Fourth place, 1,302,400 hours
    • Bunge Canada, Hamilton, Ontario
  • Third place, 1,413,128 hours
    • Cargill AgHorizons, Tuscola, Ilinois
  • Second place, 1,476,495 hours
    • Bunge North America, Delphos, Ohio
  • First place, 1,785,4703 hours
    • Bunge Canada, Russell, Manitoba

Top Facilities: Cumulative Years

  • Fifth place, 30 years
    • Bunge North America, Tallulah “A” facility, Tallulah, Louisiana
  • Tie for Fourth place, 31 years
    • Bunge North America
      • Huffman, Arkansas
      • Hickman, Kentucky
      • LaGrange, Missouri
      • Yazoo City, Mississippi
  • Third place, 32 years
    • Cargill AgHorizons, Tipton, Indiana
  • Second place, 35 years
    • Bunge North America, Fountain Bluff facility, Grand Tower, Illinois
  • First place, 39 years
    • Bunge North America, DeSoto Landing facility, Arkansas City, Arkansas

The list below indicates companies and the number of their facilities that completed the year without recording a work-related lost-time injury or illness. A number after a facility name indicates five or more consecutive years receiving an award; “*” indicates top five cumulative years receiving a Safety Award; “+” indicates top five cumulative hours without a lost-time injury. Facilities in bold earned the new elite tier safety award, with no recordable incidents

Agrex Inc

Nebraska
Laurel 
Norfolk 22
Superior 13

Alabama Farmers Coop

Alabama
Decatur 7

The Andersons, Inc.

Illinois
Champaign
Mansfield 
Indiana
Delphi
Dunkirk 6
Oakville 5
Michigan
Auburn 
Hemlock 
Oakley 
Reading 8
Standish
White Pigeon
Nebraska
Anselmo 5
Fairmont
Kearney 7
Riverdale 5
Ohio
Maumee 5
Metamora 6
Toledo 
Toledo
Tennesee
Dyer
Humboldt
Kenton
Trenton 
Union City 5
Texas
Lytle 

Angelina Grain

Washington
Kirkland

Arizona Grain, Inc

Arizona
Maricopa 5

Bunge – SCF Grain, LLC

Illinois
Fairmont City 6
McLeansboro 6

Bunge Canada

Alberta
Fort Saskatchewan
Wainwright 6
Manitoba
Russell 13 +
Ontario
Hamilton 5 +
Saskatchewan
Humboldt
Nipawin

Bunge North America

Alabama
Decatur 10
Arkansas
Arkansas City 39*
Blytheville 31*
Grady 20
Helena 15
Osceola 21
Sherril 16
West Memphis 6
Illinois
Albany 23
Cairo 6
Danville
Grand Tower 35*
Homer 14
Hull 19
Kankakee
Old Shawneetown
Indiana
Indianapolis 5
Morristown
Rushville 5
Rushville 7
Waterloo 14
Worthington
Iowa
Burlington 15
Council Bluffs
McGregor 
Kansas
Atchison
Kansas Emporia
Kentucky
Hickman 31*
Owensboro 13
Louisiana
Destrehan 5
Jennings 7
Lake Providence 15
Lake Providence 16
Lettsworth 10
St. Joseph 11
Tallulah
Tallulah 30
Vidalia 
Mississippi
Greenville
Mayersville 16
Rosedale
Rosedale 9
Vicksburg 16
Yazoo City 31
Missouri
Caruthersville 14
LaGrange 31
Louisiana 9
Poplar Bluff 9
Portageville 16
North Carolina
Teachey
Ohio
Bellevue +
Delphos 14 +
Tennesee
Finley 24
Memphis 

Cargill AgHorizons

Illinois
Arthur
Brocton
Filson
Hennepin 18
Hindsboro
Paris 5
Pesotum
Tuscola 18 +
Indiana
Vincennes 11
Iowa
Hamburg 16
Kansas
Hutchinson 17
Minnesota
Alpha 10
Blue Earth
Heron Lake 15
Maynard 15
Missouri
Kansas City 18
Nebraska
Ravenna 15
Tennesee
New Johnsonville 13

Cargill AgHorizons Canada

Alberta
Beiseker 15
Blackie
Camrose 10
Carseland 6
Edmonton 15
Fairview 15
Leduc 11
Lethbridge
Manning 15
Marwayne 15
McLennan
Rycroft 
Trochu 10
Vegreville 12
Vermilion 15
Viking
Manitoba
Altona 6
Carman 14
Dauphin 15
Elm Creek 5
Elva 10
Hamiota 11
Morris 15
Nesbitt 10
Plumas 15
Swan River 11
Winkler 15
Ontario
Alliston 15
Clinton 10
Courtland 10
Florence 12
Harriston 10
Harrow 15
Melbourne 5
Mt Albert 10
Princeton 10
Sarnia 10
St Thomas 15
Staples 15
Waterford 6
Quebec
Baie Comeau
Saskatchewan
Balcarres 10
Birch Hills 15
Canwood 15
Clavet 6
Congress 10
Davidson 10
Kindersley 5
Moose Jaw
North Battleford 10
Raymore 15
Ridgedale 15
Unity 15
Wynyard 15
Yorkton 15

Cargill Inc.

Arkansas
West Memphis
Colorado
Byers 15 
Cheyenne Wells 22
Florida
Tampa 13
Illinois
Beardstown 15
East St Louis
Florence
Gibson City
Gilman 7 
Havana 15 
Lacon 17
Meredosia 15 
Morris 13
New Boston 15 
Ottawa 16 
Seneca 17 
Spring Valley 17 
Indiana
Evansville 15
Linden 20 
Mt Vernon 10 
Portage 18 
Princeton 
Tipton 32 
Iowa
Buffalo 15 
Dubuque  
Muscatine
Kansas
Atchison 16 
Hutchinson  
Kansas City 16 
Salina 11 
Topeka
Topeka 9 
Wakeeny 10 
Kentucky
Hickman 15 
Michigan
Decatur  
Minnesota
Alberta 
Maynard
Pipestone 9 
Missouri
Charleston 
Forest City 15 
New Madrid 15 
Nebraska
Albion 15 
Carleton 16 
Gibbon 15 
Heartwell  
Holdrege 15 
Minden
O’Neill 15 
Ord 15 
S Sioux City 
Shelton 15 
New York
Albany 
Ohio
Bloomingburg 15 
Cincinnati 10 
Cincinnati 16 
Circleville 16 
Lima 24 
South Dakota
Emery 15 
Parker 13
Tennessee
Halls 18 
Tiptonville 18
Texas
Houston 
Wisconsin
La Crosse 

CHSInc

Minnesota
Savage 5

Control Stuff Inc

Minnesota
Cologne

The DeLong Company

Illinois
Garden Prairie
Joliet 6
Maple Park 6
Marengo 6
Minooka
Waterman 6
Kansas
Edgerton
Nebraska
Omaha
New Jersey
Newark
Ohio
Kirby 6
Wisconsin
Avalon
Sharon
Union Grove

EGT, LLC

Montana
Carter
Chester
Frazer

Farmers Grain Terminal

Arkansas
Lake Village
Louisiana
Delhi 10
Tallulah 18
Waterproof 18
Mississippi
Belzoni 18
Greenwood
Hollandale 6
Indianola 17

General Mills Inc

Minnesota
Minneapolis
Minneapolis

Knobelsdorff ElectricInc

Minnesota
Goodhue

Landus Cooperative

Iowa
Ackley
Adair
Alden
Altoona
Aredale
Bayard
Bondurant
Boxholm 7
Britt
Churdan
Collins
Dayton
Dedham
Dike
Earlham
Early
Gowrie
Halbur
Hamlin
Hampton
Irwin
Jefferson
Jefferson 5
Kesley
Lake City
Lake View
Latimer
Maxwell
New Hartford
Newell
Odebolt
Plainfield
Pleasant Hill
Rake
Ralston
Ralston 6
Rockwell City
Sac City
Scranton 7
Somers
Storm Lake
Thompson
Yale

Louis Dreyfus Commodities

Texas
Beaumont
Galena Park
Chillicothe

McCormick Construction Inc

Minnesota
Greenfield

Mennco Grain

Ohio
Upper Sandusky

Mennel Milling Company

Indiana
Mexico
Ohio
Alger
Troy

Miller Coors LLC

Colorado
Center
Longmont 10
Monte Vista
Idaho
Burley 8
Montana
Huntley 13
Power
Wyoming
Worland 11

Perdue AgriBusiness

Deleware
Bridgeville
Seaford 11
Seaford 11
Indiana
Washington
Kentucky
Allensville
Franklin
Livermore
Winchester 6
Maryland
Berlin 11
Bishop
Easton 11
Hurlock 11
Hurlock
Linkwood 11
Lothian 11
Lynch 6
NorthEast 11
Roberts 11
Salisbury
New Jersey
Bordentown 11
Bridgeton
New York
Lakeville
North Carolina
Belhaven 7
Chadbourn 11
Cofield 11
Elizabeth City 5
Greenville
Lumberton
Pantego
Plymouth 11
Pennsylvania
Elizabethville 10
Greencastle 6
Marietta 10
South Carolina
Hamer 6
Virginia
Chesapeake
Kilmarnock
Kinsale
Tappahannock

Riceland Foods Inc

Arkansas
Des Arc
Dumas 15
Gillett 25
Griffithville 15
Hickory Ridge 14
Holly Grove 10
Lonoke 7
McCrory
Newport
Parkin 17
Stuttgart 9
Tuckerman
Weiner
Missouri
Poplar Bluff 22

SCAFCO Corporation

Washington
Spokane

The Scoular Co

Arkansas
Elaine
Helena 9
California
Ontario 6
Colorado
Idalia  5
Sterling 8
Idaho
American Falls
Bancroft 14
Grace
Jerome 10
Nampa
Weiser
Illinois
Andres
Channahon 6
Iowa
Elk Horn 6
Emerson
Griswold 6
Portsmouth
Shelby 9
Walnut
Kansas
Coolidge
Goodland 5
Minneapolis 7
Pittsburg
Pratt 6
Wellington
Winona
Mississippi
Friars Point 9
Missouri
Adrian
Purdy
Montana
Silverbow 8
Nebraska
Fremont
Hershey 8
Holdrege
Lamar 8
Madrid
Sidney
Wallace 6
New Mexico
Dexter
Utah
Ogden 8
Virginia
Petersburg
Windsor
Washington
Burbank

South Dakota Wheat Growers

North Dakota
Berlin
Berlin
Eldridge
Oakes
South Dakota
Aberdeen
Alpena
Bristol
Carpenter
Chamberlain
Columbia
Frederick
Highmore
Huron
Huron
Kennebec
Kennebec
Kimball
Langford
Mansfield
Mellette
Miller
Redfield
Redfield
Reliance
Roscoe
St. Lawrence
Strickney
Tulare
Willow Lake
Wolsey
Wolsey
Woonsocket

Structural Restoration Inc

Minnesota
Farmington 15

T.E. Ibberson

Louisiana
Convent
British Columbia
Greater Vancouver

Zen-Noh Grain Corp

Louisiana
Convent