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Tips for Working Safely Around Stored Grain

After a tough harvest, grain bin safety is top of mind when moving less than ideal grain out of a bin. Upper Midwest Ag Safety and Health Center outreach coordinator Megan Schossow is seeing a higher than usual number of grain bin and silo incidents “In the event someone has to enter a grain bin, it’s critical farmers don’t go in alone,” says Schossow. “Work in pairs so if something happens there is someone to get help. Also, lock out and tag out every time.” More tips for safely working around stored grain can be found here.