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First community college class schooled in grain safety

Farm Week – Published: Nov 22, 2013

Callie Anderson, an ag production major from Bishop Hill, speculated most people don’t realize the danger or the weight posed by thousands of bushels of grain.
~ Kay Shipman

“Secured with safety harnesses and helmets, Black Hawk College students scrambled to free a victim submerged up to his neck in a grain bin. Many minutes passed before they hoisted the mannequin out of the grain-like pellets –- even under the best conditions and with easily accessible equipment.”

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