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If there is a major disaster, members of SATRA are likely to be at the scene within 24 hours, aiding local responders. We can augment your coverage of the disaster scene through interviews with emergency responders, or experts in the field for background commentary. For media information, contact George Davis II at 313.447.6041.

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Grain Engulfment Prevention
As summer nears its end, elevators are preparing for an influx of grain: cleaning bins, inspecting machinery...

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Nearly 50 Attend GEAPS...
A total of 48 elevator personnel and firefighters took part in a four-day comprehensive workshop on grain entrapment prevention and rescue...
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RES-Q Tube Saves Lives
In an industry where safety is a major concern, Consolidated Grain and Barge Co. has gone the extra mile to ensure the well-fare of their employees and farm residents near one of their 70 facilities...
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Gallatin Co Grain Bin...
Gallatin County - It doesn't take long for someone trapped in a grain bin to suffocate to death. On Saturday first responders from three area counties are training to rescue someone from a grain bin...

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Farm Week Spotlight
July 26, 2010 - More than 150 volunteer firefighters and farm families from Monroe and Randolph counties participated in recent grain bin entrapment and farm safety program...
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Grain Engulfment Rescue...
July 21, 2010 -Clear Lake, IA - "It felt real tight across the chest an then your legs and knees, you can't really move that easy...
 
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SILO RESCUE DRILL AT PRIMELAND
LEWISTON - Every second counts in rescue situation, especially an industrial one.  And that's why Primeland Co-op is . . .
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Firefighters Learn How To Rescue Someone Buried In Grain
With almost 30 classes packed into just three days during the 73rd annual Nebraska State Fire School in Grand Island, there simply wasn't time for every volunteer firefighter to take every course that was offered . . .
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GSI Engulfment Training
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Bin Safety and Rescue
A Definition of Prevention
Prevention is just that – trying to prevent an incident from occurring or minimizing the end result of an incident. First, we need to tackle the question of whether or not a confined space entry permit is required
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Emergency Bin Entry
From time to time, I still hear people arguing about the differences or technicalities between “confined space permit-required” situations vs. “bin entry.” There are a number of issues that we must address in order to comply with OSHA’s standards for entering bins, silos, and/or permit-required confined spaces...
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Bin Rescue Classes
Building on the success of its first bin-rescue course in June 2005, the Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) will be offering two more in 2006. One is scheduled
for May 9-11 in Berlin, MD and the second for June 13-15 in Frankenmuth, MI.
The courses, designed to raise awareness about bin-rescue procedures and equipment, will provide extensive hands-on training.
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Bin Rescue Training
The Grain Elevator and Processing Society (GEAPS) has approved a plan that will provide two three-day grain-bin safety and technical rescue training courses in 2005 and 2006. If the programs meet expectations, others will be scheduled subsequently.
In a meeting in Albuquerque, NM Feb. 26, the GEAPS board of directors agreed to contract with Madison Heights, MI-based Safety and Technical Rescue Association (SATRA) to develop and provide the training programs.
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Bin Rescue Workshop
The Grain Elevator and Processing Society’s first-ever three-day binrescue training course in late June was a sellout. Registration for the class in Frankenmuth, MI was limited to 30, and that’s the number of participants from around the United States and Canada who came. As a result, the GEAPS International board of directors has voted to schedule two more courses in 2006.
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Press Releases
Lucky to Be Alive
(Employees trained by SATRA and they made the rescue with a GSI ResQTube)Oct 19, 2010
A Warner elevator employee was rescued Monday after being trapped for more than 2 hours in a grain bin.  


KFSA Grain Bin Safety
Great video taken in Kansas of SATRA teaching Grain Bin Safety
Technical Bin Rescue in Benedict
A pilot passing overhead would have looked down upon Benedict Thursday and thought a major grain bin rescue operation was in progress. That pilot would have been absolutely correct.
Workplace Safety Webinar
"Safety in the Workplace" is the topic of a free safety webinar at 11:30 a.m. Central time Sept. 24.
 
articles
Grain Engulfment Prevention
Nearly 50 Attend GEAPS...
RES-Q Tube Saves Lives
Gallatin Co Grain Bin...
Farm Week Spotlight
Grain Engulfment Rescue...
SILO RESCUE DRILL AT PRIMELAND
Firefighters Learn How To Rescue Someone Buried In Grain
GSI Engulfment Training
Bin Safety and Rescue
Emergency Bin Entry
Bin Rescue Classes
Bin Rescue Training
Bin Rescue Workshop
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