Grain bin safety demonstration gives farmers a reality check

Extricating a person from a grain bin takes up to 900 pounds of force and must be done properly to prevent permanent physical damage

LANGHAM, Sask. — An enormous pulling force is required to extract a person buried in grain. The damage inflicted on the human body by well-intentioned but untrained rescuers can be crippling or worse. That was the message conveyed recently to farmers at the Ag in Motion farm show via a new interactive demo, hosted by […] Read more