March 6 - March 7
National Education Center for Agricultural Safety (NECAS)
8342 NICC Drive
Peosta, IA 52068
Grain Bin Safety is important for family farmers: Farmers will learn how to safely enter into a grain bin. Topics covered will be lock out-tag out, harnesses, tie off points and knot tying. Discussion about new tools on the market that will help a farmer from not having to enter a bin. As part of the program you will be shown a grain bin rescue and the procedures that are taking place to safely remove a victim entrapped in grain.
Demonstrations at the top of every hour: 15 minutes in length
“Bank Midwest is proud to help the Farm-City Hub Club bring the Grain Bin Safety Demonstrations to this year’s farm show. We value the importance of farm safety in our community. Our goal at Bank Midwest is to not only keep our clients safe when working on their farms, but ensure that ALL farmers are safe in our region while doing their work. The grain bin safety demonstrations and other things planned for this year’s farm show will help reinforce the value of safety on the farm.” –Shannon Hillesheim, Market President