Depth vs Force Graphic

Bad Practice

Aaron Yoder, Central States Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
The graphic conveys for every foot of entrapment an increasing use of force is needed for extraction. For instance, if a person is buried in a foot of grain, roughly 170 pounds of force is needed to extract the person.

OSHA requires that employees who enter stored grain must wear a harness or lifeline, with observation present.

Grain, entrapment, force, depth, mass, bin,