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