Together, we can prevent grain bin accidents.
Grain Bin Safety Week: February 16-22, 2020
Learn how to help prevent grain bin accidents, maintain grain quality and prepare your operation for emergency rescue.
You can help us be an even better resource for you and others by participating in our GBSW activities. Individuals, businesses and organizations are encouraged to participate.
Use these valuable videos, risk management tools and website links to learn about the dangers of grain handling and storage and what you can do to follow best safety practices.
Use these tools to promote safety for your farm or commercial operation.
We welcome your partnership to help make grain rescue tubes and grain rescue training available to emergency personnel.
Initiated by Nationwide in 2014, Grain Bin Safety Week is an annual campaign recurring the third full week of February to promote grain bin safety on farms and commercial grain-handling facilities.
More than 900 cases of grain engulfment have been reported with a fatality rate of 62% in the past 50 years.