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Don’t omit ladders when ordering new grain storage infrastructure

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Grain growers ordering new silos are encouraged to include ladders in their purchases to ensure safe access to storage systems.

Grains Research and Development Corporation grain storage extension specialists said many growers were tempted to save a few dollars by omitting the ladder from the order, but this could impact the functionality of the silo and make maintenance and monitoring more difficult.

GRDC grain storage specialist Ben White said in some instances, manufacturers were encouraging growers not to fit ladders, citing health and safety risk exposure for the grower as well as ease of transport and construction.

“However, ladders are an essential silo feature allowing growers to inspect…



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