Grain Bin Safety week Feb. 22-28

Grain Bin Safety Week Feb. 22 -28, 2015 is an effort to raise awareness and reduce the number of grain bin entrapment accidents across the country.  Nationwide Insurance is sponsoring a Nominate Your Fire Department Contest

Contest period: Jan. 1 – May 31, 2015

In conjunction with Grain Bin Safety Week (Feb 22 – 28, 2015), Nationwide has partnered with the National Education Center for Agricultural Safety (NECAS), Grain Systems, Inc. (GSI) and KC Supply Co. to award fire departments with grain bin rescue tubes and specialized training to help save lives when farmers and other workers become entrapped in grain bins.

How to enter

Nominations can be submitted one of three ways:

1. Online

2. Email: [email protected]

3. Mail: NECAS, Grain Bin Safety Ag Contest, 8342 NICC Dr., Peosta, IA 52068


To enter, describe how the fire department or emergency rescue team and rural community would benefit from receiving grain entrapment training and a rescue tube. Nominators must provide their name, occupation, phonenumber, mailing and email address; and the name, address and phone number of the fire department or emergency rescue team being nominated.

Official rules are available online

We would greatly appreciate your efforts in sharing this information with your friends and neighbors. 





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