Sep 14, 2022

One Dead in Nebraska Grain Elevator Accident

Man died Monday evening at CHS Agri Services Center in Roseland

A man died Monday evening in a grain silo accident at CHS Agri Services Center in Roseland, NE.

According to reports, 34-year-old Travis Thelander, Hastings, NE, was pronounced dead upon recovery after becoming trapped inside a corn silo on the CHS property.

Thelander was an employee for CHS. OSHA was notified and an investigation is ongoing.

How Thelander became trapped remains unknown.

Avoid entering grain bins whenever possible

When it comes to grain bin safety, the most important tip to remember is DO NOT ENTER a grain storage unit unless absolutely necessary.

Incidents potentially can occur when a worker stands next to or underneath bridged or cliffed grain inside of a grain bin.

Click here to learn more tips for safely entering grain bins.

Lisa Cleaver

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