Tell a story, save a life.
When the ATV tipped, he knew the outcome would be bad.
He heard his thigh bone snap when 700 pounds of equipment rolled over him.
Hydrogen sulfide can cause nearly-instant death at high concentrations.
At lower levels, it can result in swift loss of consciousness, pulmonary edema, and decreased oxygen supply to the brain.
Hydrogen Sulfide Safety - Iowa Manure Management Action Group
The Manure Scoop - Iowa State University Extension
Reoccurring Themes of Manure Gas Deaths - PennState Extension
Manure Gases - Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
Fact Sheet: Safe Manure Removal Policies - National Pork Board
ATV Safety Institute
ATVCourse.com Educating Riders Online
New Engineering Safety Devices for All-Terrain Vehicles - Dee Jepsen, Ohio State University Extension
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