Donham discusses grain bin hazards for farmers

Donham discusses grain bin hazards for farmers

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Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Waverly Fire Rescue respond to a call involving two men trapped in a grain bin at Scheider's Milling Inc. in Waverly, Iowa Thursday, Mar. 14, 2013. (TIFFANY RUSHING / Courier Staff Photographer)

Chemicals such as phosphine gas, used to control pests, can also be a hazard in bins—particularly at harvest time—according to Kelley Donham, director of the UI's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health, in a story on the risks grain bins pose to farmers.

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