Grain Bin Safety Week starts Sunday, running February 21-27. OSU Ag Safety & Health will be participating in the watch party Ohio Farm Bureau Federation will be hosting of a live grain bin rescue demo on Wednesday at 11:30 am. Dr. Dee Jepsen and Lisa Pfeifer will be on hand during the broadcast to answer ag safety questions for participants.
Grain Bin Safety Week, initiated by Nationwide in 2014, is an annual campaign recurring the third full week of February to promote grain bin safety on farms and commercial grain-handling facilities. A collaborative effort with industry leaders and agricultural professionals, Grain Bin Safety Week was created to raise awareness about grain bin dangers, provide education and share best safety practices.