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Nationwide Mutual Insurance - Archive (GBSW2020)

2021
July
23,
2021
| 10:31 AM America/New_York
For Jerome Township Division of Fire Chief Doug Stewart, grain bins are a common site across the Union County, Ohio landscape.“We cover a 55 square mile area and have nearly 100 farms that house grain in silos,” said Chief Stewart.People drive by the...
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June
22,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Des Moines, IA – As farmers tend to their crops this season, Nationwide, the country’s no. 1 insurer of farms and ranches1, is taking steps to help prevent grain entrapment deaths in rural America. In partnership with the National Education Center fo...
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February
16,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/New_York
Des Moines, IA – Though the hazards of entering a grain bin are well-known, farmers and agricultural professionals often underestimate them until it’s too late. It only takes seconds, or a simple mistake, for an adult to sink in the quicksand-like fl...
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2020
June
19,
2020
| 09:00 AM America/New_York
Des Moines, IA - Every year, thousands of farmers and commercial grain handlers risk their lives by entering grain bins to remove clumped or rotted grain. As rural communities have come to know all too well, an accident in a grain bin can quickly tur...
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February
14,
2020
| 09:15 AM America/New_York
Des Moines, IA - Each year, thousands of farmers are exposed to the life-threatening hazards associated with entering grain bins to remove rotting or clumped grain. In just a few seconds, an adult can sink waist-deep in the quicksand-like suction of ...
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February
13,
2020
| 13:31 PM America/New_York
Joey Greibrok, a third-generation farmer, is more aware than ever of the dangers of emptying and cleaning grain bins. In August 2017, Greibrok, his father, and uncles gathered at the family farm to perform this annual process. Depending on the sit...
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