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Grain Bin Operator Fined $465K After Worker's Death | WBNS-10TV, Central Ohio News

There are 9 comments on the 10TV WBNS story from Mar 17, 2011, titled Grain Bin Operator Fined $465K After Worker's Death | WBNS-10TV, Central Ohio News. In it, 10TV WBNS reports that:

The operator of three central Ohio grain bins was fined more than $400,000 on Thursday for safety violations after the September death of one of its employees.

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Dayton, OH

#1 Mar 17, 2011
Amazing! Companies always 'straighten up' when it's too late...

Dublin, OH

#2 Mar 17, 2011
Many people have died over the years in Silo accidents. Also, the trailers that hold the grain from the fields to the silos are killers. It's like quicksand if you step in one of those things.

Columbus, OH

#3 Mar 17, 2011
This should bolster a wrongful death lawsuit for the family.

Columbus, OH

#4 Mar 17, 2011
it's a little to late already cost someone their life.

Galloway, OH

#5 Mar 17, 2011
Business, and government lie like crazy, about most everything. Don't believe a word they say. We will not drink the Kool-Aid anymore.

New Knoxville, OH

#6 Mar 17, 2011
they said it was unsafe. wow seems strange iv been hauling grain there for many years and that was the first accident that ever happened there that morning. it was a tragic loss. i still think about that day all the time couse i just left that morning right before the accident. farming is a dangerous job and you always got to keep your guard up at all times. accidents do happen all the time around farms and it was just too sad that morning when we heard the news at the farm.
We need more regulations

Dublin, OH

#7 Mar 17, 2011
Just Listening

United States

#8 Mar 17, 2011
Don't smoke in a grain elevator. Problem solved.

Coshocton, OH

#9 Mar 18, 2011
I think what we should do is make less regulation so they don't have to pay fines or face punishment when something like this happens.


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