BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
Member Donors receive educational resources and other benefits according to their chosen support level. Returning all employees and family home safely is our common goal. Frequent reminders and safety resources use can help prevent accidents. The Bolsen Safety Foundation provides information and encourages everyone in the silage industry to reinforce a safety culture of every day.
Educational Videos and Power Point Presentations
A simple yet profound silage safety video or Power Point presentation can make a big impression on family and employees. The Bolsen Safety Foundation's Silage Safety Training Video is available through a member-only link. Presentations are available as .pdf files.
Silage Safety Handbooks
The handbook presents common hazards encountered in managing silage in bunker silos and drive-over piles and detailed accounts of case study accidents involving each hazard. Guidelines for the way each hazard can be eliminated, reduced, or controlled are outlined and discussed.
(Disponible en Español.)
Tragedy on the Farm Video
The Tragedy on the Farm video is about the silage avalanche that took the life Jason Edward Leadingham in a bunker silo in 2014. It contains video footage of the recovery efforts and deposition testimony. Dr. Keith Bolsen provides important silage safety guidelines. For owners and managers of beef and dairy operations.
In-Person or On-Line Training
Both Corporate and Individual Member Donors at higher levels of support may schedule training meetings. Gold Corporate Member Donors also receive a "Train the Safety Trainer" session, which is currently under development) so they in turn can educate others on silage safety. Dr. Bolsen was a premier global silage safety expert, and sharing that knowledge in partnership with the Foundation is a gift to your employees, family, and the silage industry.