The 2019 data for the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates that the agricultural sector is still the most dangerous in America with 573 fatalities, or an equivalent of 23.1 deaths per 100,000 workers. Fall harvest time can be one of the busiest and most dangerous seasons of the year for the agriculture industry. For […]
Good News! In last month’s newsletter, we learned some causes for grain entrapment, and the difference between grain entrapment and grain engulfment. Here is a story of two men surviving grain entrapment.
When on-campus activities slowed down this past spring due to the coronavirus, we made some leeway work on our latest project. This trailer is being built to show the implications of grain entrapment through a hands-on approach. (Remember, grain entrapment is not being able to escape grain without help, grain engulfment is a submersion of […]