Frequently Asked Questions

The following questions and brief answers relate to the causes of, prevention, and response to entrapments, engulfments, entanglements, asphyxiations, falls, and electrocutions in agricultural confined spaces, including at grain/feed storage, handling, and processing facilities. The core content is used with permission from the Liberty Grain Rescue System© User’s Manual, Edition 10, 2018. The responses are not meant to be comprehensive but rather an overview of the topic.

Agricultural Confined Spaces

Agricultural Waste Rescue Strategies

Agricultural Waste Storage and Handling Facilities

Grain Entrapment and Engulfment

Grain Entrapment Prevention Measures

Grain Quality and Its Contribution to Entrapment and Engulfments

Grain Rescue Strategies

Silos and Forage Storage