GEAPS Offers Grain Dust Explosions Course

April 8, 2020

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GEAPS Offers Grain Dust Explosions Course

The Grain Elevator & Processing Society (GEAPS) and the Kansas State University (K-State) announced this week that registration is opening for a range of online courses that start this May.  

Running from May 12 to June 16, the courses cover an array of subjects from grain dust explosions to quality management:

GEAPS 511: Grain Facilities Planning and Design II 
Learn about facility siting, rail and track layout, automation and control systems and other topics related to improving and expanding facilities.

GEAPS 520: Grain Quality Management
This course is a resource for anyone responsible for grain quality, including those who work with storing and conditioning, aerating, drying, pest control or mycotoxin management. Participants learn about quality control and measurement methods, and international grain-grading standards.  

GEAPS 544: Preventing and Responding to Grain Dust Explosions
The most effective way to prevent grain-dust explosions is to understand in detail what causes them, and then take sustained action to factor down the risks. Learn preventive measures and how to respond.

GEAPS 554: Grain Elevator Equipment Maintenance
Learn preventive maintenance techniques, where to look for problems and how to safely fix equipment used in everyday grain facilities operations. The course covers methodology and different types of equipment.

GEAPS 610: Interpretation of Process Flow Diagrams
This course focuses on the properties and flow characteristics of grains and other dry bulk materials, and how they affect equipment.

The courses cost $700 for GEAPS members and $965 for non-members. Registration closes on May 6. For more information, click here

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