Maintenance Safety

CREATE A MAINTENANCE PROGRAM

Address your special safety and maintenance needs and requirements on a daily, weekly, monthly or annual basis.

CONDUCT REGULAR CHECKS OF THE MAJOR STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS OF A BIN/SILO

A systematic checklist should be developed for each of the major components.

A routine walk around of a bin/silo should include the following major items:

  • Roof
  • Walls and Wall Stiffeners
  • Bolts
  • Clips and Connections
  • Base Contact and Sealing with the Foundation
  • Visible Portions of the Foundation
  • Other components such as Access Doors, Aeration Fans, Aeration Decking and Support Systems, Ladders, Roof Vents, Roof Stairs, or Roof Ladder Cleats

For a full list of items to inspect on your specific facility, please console with your SCAFCO representative.

 

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