2012 Grain Entrapment Prevention Symposium

Speakers' Presentations in PowerPoint and Video

Speakers' Contact Information

Roberta's Request Video

Grain Entrapment Stats Review



Wayne Bauer: Welcome and Introduction - Video Part 1 / Part 2


Rodney Carpenter: Tunnels, Reclaim Systems, & Soil Borings - Video Part 1 / Part 2


Scott Chant: Aeration Systems & Use of Aeration - Video


Mark Damon: Fall Arrest with Fall Restraint Option - Video Part 1 / Part 2


Bill Field: Entrapment Data Update 2011 - Video Part 1 / Part 2


Chris Goulart: Employee Accountability - Video Part 1 / Part 2


Brian Hammer: Supervisor Training Culture - Video Part 1 / Part 2


Bill Harp: Fall Prevention & Restraint Systems - Video Part 1 / Part 2

Bill Harp: Emergency Preparedness - Video Part 1 / Part 2


Dr. Carol Jones: Aeration Systems & Grain Conditioning - Video


Dr. Carol Jones and Harmon Towne: New Design Parameters discussed with ASABE - Video


John Lee: Regulatory & Sweep Auger Issues - Video


Jess McCluer: Regulatory Update - Video Part 1 / Part 2


Kevin Miles: Aeration Systems & Use of Aeration - Video


Kristin Outtrin: New Bin BOT - Video


Steve Queen: Regulatory & Sweep Auger Issues - Video


Glenn Soyer: Insurance Perspective - Video Part 1 / Part 2


Alan Tweeten: What We Lose Sleep Over - Video Part 1 / Part 2


Dan Wambeke: Design Parameters - Future Grain Storage - Video Part 1 / Part 2





Wayne Bauer - Star of the West Milling Co. (1)
Grain Entrapment Symposium Objectives, Attendees, and Outcome

Wayne Bauer - Star of the West Milling Co. (2)
Outcome of the Grain Entrapment Symposium and Future Industry Initiatives

Dr. Bill Field - Purdue University
Reduction in Grain Entrapment Incidents in 2011 and Analysis of the Declining Incidents


Chris Goulart - RCI Safety
Employee Mentality and Behavior About Taking Risks

Bill Harp - Safety and Technical Rescue Association
The Differences Among Fall Protection, Fall Prevention, and Similar Terms Regarding Grain Bin Safety, Including Anchor Point Identification


Dr. Carol Jones - Oklahoma State University
Challenges for Grain Bin Safety and Practices for Improvement
Glenn Soyer - Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance
Risk and Risk Management Objectives for Reducing Grain Entrapment
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Bin Entry/Grain Entrapment/Tech Rescue Training Schedule for 2012

Design Parameters and Standards Proposed to ASABE (Oct. 19, 2011)

Grain Entrapment Prevention Flyer (Dec. 2011 version)







Grain Entrapment Prevention Initiative expand/collapse


Purdue University expand/collapse


Videos expand/collapse


Actual Number of Injuries & Fatalities, Causes, Other Info on Claims, expand/collapse
Bin Collapses, & Risk Management


Articles shared by Wayne Bauer in Grain Journal expand/collapse


New Design Parameters, Bin Construction, ASABE, Steel Bin Firms, etc. expand/collapse


Emergency Response, NFPA Standards, Fire Dept. & Training Groups expand/collapse


Grain Conditioning, Aeration, & Quality Control expand/collapse


Rescue Tubes & Cofferdams expand/collapse


Sweep Augers, Reclaim Systems, & Unloading Conveyors expand/collapse