When someone becomes helplessly engulfed in grain, rural firefighters are often the first and only line of defense. Unfortunately, many departments lack the specialized techniques and equipment necessary for a successful grain bin rescue. Nationwide Insurance once again is teaming up with the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety (NECAS), Peosta, Iowa, to award emergency first responders with grain rescue tubes and hands-on rescue training to help save lives.
Click here to read the full article by our own Jim Carrabba, and learn how you can win a grain rescue tube and training for your local fire department!
And, visit the Grain Bin Safety Week page to enter!