Silos, tanks, pits and other enclosed structures present a hazard to farmers and children.
In silos a person can be drawn under moving grain within seconds. To prevent accidents, all ladders should be above child height and fitted with a device to prevent child access. Modern silos will generally be fitted with safety grids to restrict access.
Other confined spaces like water tanks and manure pits can also be dangerous. It’s essential to follow proper safety procedures when you work in any confined space.