There is a sad article in The New York Times today that describes how "Silos Loom as Death Traps on American Farms."
People who follow child safety issues will be well aware that farm accidents and tragedies are not rare. That makes it even more unbelievable that the owner of one of the farms where an 18-year-old died in a corn silo stated that "he was unaware of the dangers of entrapment in cascading corn."
It is also tragic "how simple and inexpensive it is to avoid such tragedies." Hopefully articles like this will help raise awareness about these types of dangers, so that teens who work on farms can do so safely.
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