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Grain Quality Equates to Grain Bin Safety

Posted by Marty Huseman on Nov 11, 2020

 

Working in and around grain bins exposes farmers and workers to serious hazards, including grain bin entrapment and engulfment. Despite more grain safety awareness, farmers continue to be at more risk due to more on-farm storage, farmers hanging onto their grain longer, and having larger unloading mechanisms that can entrap or engulf someone more quickly. 70% of engulfment happens on the farm. To combat these higher risk growers can utilize good grain storage practices to minimize the need to enter a bin.

 

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Topics: coring, grain quality, grain storage, stored grain, Coring Bins, Smell Test, CO2 Monitor, Carbon Dioxide Monitor

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