Department of Labor reminding Illinoisans about grain bin safety

With harvest season underway the Illinois Department of Labor is reminding farmers to use caution around grain bins. Grain bin entrapments were the cause of 23 deaths in the United States last year alone. There have already been 11 entrapments and four deaths in Illinois this year.

To help prevent a tragedy, the Department of Labor has issued a set of safety guidelines and reminders for keeping safe this fall. Please click here to learn more about how to avoid injury when working around a grain bin.