Grain Bin Safety

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

White paper from the NWAG Grain Task Force Team and their Advisory Board on Pre-Fire Grain Conditioning
White paper from the NWAG Grain Task Force Team and their Advisory Board on Post-Fire Grain Issues.
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.
Grain bins can pose as a hazard to young children. Learn what steps you can take to help prevent tragic grain bin accidents involving young workers.
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.
Working in and around grain bins is dangerous. Adding safe bin-entry procedures can help reduce the risk of grain entrapment, engulfment and entanglement. A lockout/tagout is an example of these procedures
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.