Grain Bins

29 fire departments receive Nationwide grain bin rescue tubes

· June 28, 2018

Each year, tragedy strikes across rural America when lives are lost due to grain bin entrapments. To help lead the fight against these accidents, Nationwide, in partnership with the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety (NECAS), has selected a record 29 fire departments as winners of the fifth annual Nominate Your Fire Department Contest. As […]

Nominate your fire department this Grain Bin Safety Week

· February 13, 2018

There were 60 confirmed grain bin entrapments and incidents in other confined spaces on U.S. farms in 2016, according to Purdue University. That’s a 27 percent increase from 2015, and Purdue estimates that an additional 30 percent of cases go unreported each year. Because these accidents have become all too common, Nationwide is launching its […]

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