Organized by Nationwide, Grain Bin Safety Week is an annual observance dedicated to increasing the awareness of grain bin safety on farms and commercial grain-handling facilities. The goal of this event is to educate the agricultural community on safe work practices and procedures to help reduce the number of preventable injuries and deaths associated with grain handling and storage.
Grain Bin Safety Week topics are written by agribusiness risk management professionals and subject matter experts from agricultural backgrounds who understand the demands and risks of your industry.
Grain bin accidents can result in tragic impacts to individuals, families and communities. Review some of the latest topical stories, including successful rescue efforts that helped save lives.
We offer helpful videos, risk management tools and website links to help you learn about the dangers of grain handling and storage and what you can do to follow best safety practices.
The goal of Grain Bin Safety Week is to help raise awareness and promote education about grain bin safety and rescue techniques. Please join us in support of our efforts to help save lives.
Nationwide is leading the way to increase awareness among farmers and other equipment operators of the risks of moving farm equipment on rural roads and bringing visibility to the procedures that can help increase safety.
Our extensive database of losses allows us to offer insights to help prevent future losses.
The National Safety Council estimates some 15,000 collisions involving farm vehicles on U.S. roadways each year. Here's a collection of some of the stories.
Safely navigating large agricultural equipment over rural roads to and from the fields is a challenge for even the best drivers. Consider following these rules to safely operate your equipment
Use these resources to teach kids about the hazards of driving in rural areas, whether they're driving farm equipment or standard vehicles.
In our over 100 years of insuring agriculture and agribusiness, we've learned that a safetyfirst mindset is, by far, the best way to protect both your family and your farm assets. We urge you to be alert to the hazards around your farm or ranch, and develop a high level of daily safety awareness. By taking this educational assessment, you can identify changes to your operation that can help keep you and your family members (guests or vendors) safer. Sound safety practices will also save you money in medical, repair and insurance costs.
Each answer you choose either adds or subtracts “safety points.” When the quiz is completed, you’ll find out your total score. You’ll also get helpful hints and tips along the way on easy changes you could make that will increase safety in your home and farm operations.
Take this safety assessment and find out where you rate!