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The Grain Bin Rescue course is designed to give students knowledge of grain bin design and structure, as well as educate them about the dangers involved in working with and around these structures. Equipment related to grain handling and movement, as well as auger extrication and grain bin cutting techniques are also covered. Hands-on training utilizing a custom-built state-of-the-art grain bin entrapment simulator will follow the classroom portion of the class. Students will also learn various methods of patient care & packaging. Course is taught in one 8-hour day.

Grain Bin Simulator

Course Requirements

  • 170 bushels of shelled corn delivered to the class site, or if corn is available at a nearby location, we can pick it up. The source of the corn must have a facility that includes an auger pit (one that semi's can unload into) to allow us to return the corn.
  • Three grain bin sheets to perform grain bin cuts. If you are unable to provide sheets, we will supply them for an additional fee.
  • An auger (at least 14' long and 4"-10" diameter) for hands-on cutting & extrication practice.
  • Tools needed include two halogen bars, one spreader, and one cutter.

Class Enrollment: Minimum 12, Maximum 25.

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