Grain Bin Safety

Learn how to help prevent grain bin accidents, maintain grain quality and prepare your operation for emergency rescue.

Grain handling operations can be extremely hazardous to children and young workers. Learn how to keep them safe.
Maintaining grain quality in storage can prevent grain spoilage and eliminate the leading cause for bin entry.
In the sixth year of Nationwide’s annual Nominate Your Fire Department Contest, over 700 nominations were submitted.
Learn how to help prevent tragic grain bin accidents involving young workers and children.
Identify the model that best fits your operation in the event of an emergency.
Learn about grain bin hazards related to augers, bin collapses, PTOs, fires and explosions, toxic atmospheres and more.
Safe bin-entry procedures like lockout/tagout can help reduce the risk of grain entrapment, grain engulfment and entanglement.
Silage remains a popular feed source for dairies, beef feedlots, and cow/calf producers because of high digestibility, easy feeding ability, and minimal loss of nutrients from harvest through storage.
Silages are feed ingredients fed primarily to dairy and beef cattle. Silages are usually produced a few times per year and stored on the farm for year-round feeding.
The devastating results of fire can include death, serious injury, financial loss, property damage, business interruption and production downtime.
Learn how grain bin entrapment can occur at grain-handling facilities and the safety guidelines that could help them be avoided.
Suffocation from grain is the leading cause of grain bin deaths, but oxygen-deficient atmospheres are another serious danger.