Nationwide launches annual safety contest to prevent grain
Feb 15, 2018 · The goal is to prevent injuries by promoting safe bin-entry procedures, such as maintaining quality grain, testing bin atmosphere for toxic gases and wearing proper safety equipment. This year, Grain Bin Safety Week runs from Feb. 18 – 24.
Grain bin deaths spike this fall as farmers rush late harvest
2019-12-19 · Accra/Evansville, Ind., Dec. 18, (UPI/GNA) -As farmers across the country rush to clear last year's grain from their bins,the number of grain bin deaths is spiking.At least 14 people were killed ...
Jury Awards Nearly $17 Million In Grain Bin Deaths | WJCT
2014-2-7 · An Illinois jury has returned a record verdict of nearly $17 million in the deaths of two teenagers and the traumatic entrapment of a third worker in a grain bin …
HAZARD ALERT | Dangers of Engulfment and Suffocation in
2011-6-6 · HAZARD ALERT | Dangers of Engulfment and Suffocation in Grain Bins ... Incidents in grain bins often result in multiple deaths because other workers attempt to rescue their coworkers and become trapped or overcome as well. Pulling out a worker
Grant will support grain bin safety research at Penn State
A grant awarded to Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences will support research on preventing grain bin entrapment. In addition to research, the Penn State Agricultural Rescue Training Program, as part of the Penn State Farm Safety Team, conducts o
Minnesota co-op gets OSHA fine following employee fatality
“On May 18, 2018 employees emptying soybeans from silo 102 were not protected from falling into a chute floor hole in the silo.” Meadowland was found to allow employees to enter tanks, silos or grain storage bins without certifying that specific precautio
grain bin deaths | Tri States Public Radio
2019-9-16 · I was a youngster when the first funeral I ever attended was a schoolmate who’d died in a grain storage bin, where he’d slipped and suffocated. I went to the open-casket services with buddies, and we were shocked and silenced by the appearance
Grain Operations: Preventing grain dust explosions | 2018
Moving and handling grain creates grain dust, which when combined with other components typically found in a grain handling environment, can result in grain dust explosions. Grain dust explosions are high impact events that can result in human fatalities
UPDATE: Waverly man identified in grain bin death | Local
2017-8-8 · WATERLOO — Authorities are continuing to investigate a grain bin accident that took the life of a Waverly man Monday. ... Waverly man identified in grain bin death ... Fall 2018. promotion ...
OSHA News Releases – Region 7 | Occupational Safety and
07/30/2018 - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Kansas Grain Bin Operator 07/12/2018 - Region 7 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor and Alberici Healthcare Sign Safety Partnership During Construction of Saint Louis Hospit
Illinois farm accident victim identified | Local News
Nationwide, at least 29 farm workers died from accidents involving grain storage and handling facilities in 2016, the latest year for which data is available, according to the agricultural safety ...
Feed & Grain News - safety news category
Grain Bin Deaths Spike this Harvest Season. December 18, 2019 | Safety. At least 14 people were killed in grain bin accidents since August. Grain Bin Death in Nebraska. December 18, 2019 | Safety. 60-year-old employee of Hansen Farms was pronounced dead a
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Feed & Grain News - Grain Bin Deaths Spike this Harvest
2019-12-19 · Grain Bin Deaths Spike this Harvest Season At least 14 people were killed in grain bin accidents since August Photo: Burlington Fire Department As farmers across the country rush to clear last year's grain from their bins, the number of grain
Grain Bin Death: You Got 2 to 3 Seconds to React – DTN –
2018-4-16 · According to an OSHA fact sheet on grain storage bins, flowing grain acts like quicksand and can bury a person in seconds. From the time the unloading auger starts, if you’re in a bin, you only have two to three seconds to react. In another fo
Grain Bin Accidents - mynsightonline.com
Grain Bin Safety Week › Grain Bin Accidents; Grain bin accident reports. According to researchers at Purdue University, more than 900 cases of grain engulfment have been reported with a fatality rate of 62% in the past 50 years. In 2010, at least 26 U.S.
Victims south Wichita grain elevator accident officially
2018-1-3 · -----5:20 p.m. Sedgwick County dispatchers say the bodies of two people who were trapped in a grain elevator in south Wichita have been recovered. Emergency crews responded to Gavilon Grain…
One great goal: No more deaths in grain bins | Farm Progress
2019-12-14 · The good news about grain handling is no grain bin entrapment fatalities were reported in the official summary of farm accident-related fatalities in 2018. There was one death documented inside a grain bin in Posey County, attributed to heat
Obituaries | norfolkdailynews.com
He died Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, east of Hartington as a result of an accidental grain bin entrapment. Obituary policy The Daily News publishes death notices and obituaries on a daily basis for ...
Grain bin death in Worth County - KIMT News
2018-9-24 · MANLY, Iowa – A man is dead after a grain bin accident in Worth County. The Sheriff’s Office says it got a call around 11:27 am Monday about a 80-year-old man possibly trapped inside a grain bin in the 1300 block of 370th Street. Deputies were
Wisconsin grain silo avalanche that killed father and son
2018-3-27 · The tragic deaths of a Wisconsin dairy farmer and his 14-year-old son last week in grain silo avalanche sent a familiar chill through America's agriculture community, whose members know too well ...
Corn silo deaths
2009-9-24 · Teaching agricultural safety in wake of grain bin deaths - Duration: 2:13 ... Rescue made on the fly during Woolsey Fire 9th November 2018 ... Farm Basics #625-Grain Bin Safety (From ...
‘Walking down grain’ is a deadly operation (Don’t do it
2019-8-9 · Two workplace deaths in July heighten awareness for grain bin safety By Bruce Loughner CSP, BWC Technical Safety Advisor This is my second blog post on deadly grain bin accidents this year, and I hope it’s the last. But as a safety professional
Nationwide Holds 5th Annual Grain Bin Safety Week
Jan 03, 2018 · Grain Bin Safety Week runs this year from Feb. 18-24, 2018, and nominations for the Nominate Your Fire Department Contest are open until April 30. Both are supported by Nationwide and the following partners :
Number of Suffocation Deaths in Grain Bins is Increasing
Nov 27, 2011 · And while deaths from grain elevator explosions such as the one in Atchison have become rare, grain bin accidents such as the one that killed Patrick Hayes are rising. Indeed, grain suffocation deaths last year reached an all-time high of