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West Tennessee Research & Education Ctr.

Grain Bin Safety Awareness/Rescue 8 Hr. Course - (Jackson, TN - February 24, 2024)

This course deals specifically with the hazards and rescue techniques related to grain bin incidents. Though a mixture of classroom and hands on training with grain rescue equipment, students will gain an introduction to the dangers, intricate challenges, and specialized equipment required.

Grain Bin Safety Awareness/Rescue 8 Hr. Course - (Jackson, TN - February 24, 2024)
Grain Bin Safety Awareness/Rescue 8 Hr. Course - (Jackson, TN - February 24, 2024)

Time & Location

Feb 24, 2024, 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM CST

West Tennessee Research & Education Ctr., 605 Airways Blvd, Jackson, TN 38301, USA

About The Event

Grain Bin Safety/Rescue Awareness Level Course - Specifically for Haywood, Hardeman, Madison, McNairy and Fayette Counties only.

This course is specifically designed for ALL persons working in, around, or responding to a grain bin, grain handling, or grain storage facility.  This course will educate responders and producers about grain storage facility types, operating features, construction and hazards to responders. Physical/environmental hazards and potential rescue resources are identified and targeted specifically for entry into grain bins. Scene management and safety are discussed along with locating, securing, packaging, and moving the victim. An introduction to various types of required specialized equipment to deal with incidents involving grain bin emergencies, firefighting aspects, and patient packaging devices are demonstration in hands on activities.

Course Length: 8 hours

CEHs: 8

Pre-requisites: None

Required PPE: Approved helmet or hard hat, long pants, gloves, safety glasses, and appropriate footwear are required. It is also recommended the student bring a simple dust mask or face covering. 

Cost: The tuition for this course is sponsored by donations and grants for Haywood, Hardeman, Madison, McNairy, and Fayette Counties only.

Registration: Pre-Registration is required. Contact your county extension agent or register online via the link below:

https://forms.gle/wZrUEAhR2aPjE73RA

Haywood County: Lindsay Stephenson (731) 772-2861 or LSS@utk.edu

Hardeman County: Clint Plunk (731) 658-2421 or cliaplun@utk.edu

Madison County: Hunter Goodman (731) 668-8543 or hgoodma5@utk.edu

McNairy County: John Williams (731) 645-3598 or johdwill@utk.edu

Fayette County: Jeff Via (901) 465-5233 or jvia@utk.edu

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