Bin Safety Lessons Learned
Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter
Mon Sep 28, 2015 01:31 PM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Jeff Littrell said it happened in the blink of an eye.

While in Rochester Community College in 1986, Littrell was checking grain bins for local farms. He was about 30 feet above ground on one of the bins near Hartland, Minnesota.

The last thing Littrell remembers was stepping down a ladder on the last bin for the day. He woke up lying flat on the ground, his leg shattered.

"I was carrying my grain shovel down with me and using one hand to grab and release when one-third of the way down I missed the rung and ...

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