New technology helps prevent grain-bin deaths
Jul 24, 2013 · College training. The systems also help prevent explosions. The newer systems pay for themselves in a year or two, through energy savings that continue for years, and by preventing grain shrinkage from over-drying, Haugan said. Typically,
The crushing truth about grain bin mishaps and how to survive
"One thing we need to be aware of is just how quickly a man can be trapped in flowing grain. As one example, if the auger is moving grain at 68 bushels per minute, with a six foot tall man weighing 165 pounds standing inside the bin, it only takes about f
Lookback Reviews | Regulatory Review of OSHA'S Grain
1998-6-23 · Since OSHA promulgated its Grain Handling Facilities Standard in 1987, working in the grain industry is safer. Comments submitted to the Docket for this Section 610 Review from the Food and Allied Service Trades (FAST), AFL-CIO, stated "... si
Tractor and Machinery Safety - Farmsafe
Grain Auger Safety Many grain augers used on farms have had the guard over the flight intake removed and not replaced. Often these have been removed so that the auger can be used for grains that do not flow easily through the narrow mesh of the guard. The
Feed & Grain News - 6-Year-Old Dies in Tennessee Grain Silo
6-Year-Old Dies in Tennessee Grain Silo Boy was entangled in an auger system . A six-year-old boy died Saturday in Ethridge, TN, after he got entangled in an auger system inside a grain silo, reports WSMV. First responders from several locations came to h
Islay homes evacuated as grain silo collapses - Daily Record
2012-7-1 · Islay homes evacuated as grain silo collapses ... in Britain New figures show there was 20.8 'alcohol-specific' deaths per 100,000 people north of the ... people died in Glasgow last year, ...
Grain silo death | News | victoriaadvocate.com
In October 1999, about 600,000 pounds of grain sorghum spilled onto the ground when a storage tank collapsed. In September 2007, a silo also gave way, dumping about 35,000 bushels of corn onto the ...
2019-12-18 · Grain entrapment, or grain engulfment, occurs when a person becomes submerged in grain and cannot get out without assistance. It most frequently occurs in grain bins and other storage facilities such as silos or grain elevators, or in grain t
Lookback Reviews | Regulatory Review of OSHA'S Grain Handling
On average, the Grain Handling Facilities Standard has prevented 5 deaths from explosions and 4.4 deaths from suffocations, each year. Many public commenters viewed the Grain Handling Facilities Standard as both needed and effective; no commenter indicate
A Steady March of Grain Bin Deaths - AgWeb
2019-12-14 · A Steady March of Grain Bin Deaths by Chris ... with 2010 ranking as the most hazardous year on record, according to Purdue University: 59 entrapments and 26 deaths. ...