The frequency of grain entrapments is growing nationally. CASA is doing something about it. CASA is developing a Grain Safety Program. The heart of this program includes building a mobile demonstration unit which can function as both a grain entrapment demonstration unit and a rescue training unit.
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The mobile unit will serve three purposes:
Grain entrapments occur when:
In 2015 alone, seven people died in Canada after being entrapped in grain. Four were children.
âThis program is about saving lives. The mobile unit will be used to raise awareness about the hazards of moving grain. It will also be available for training first responders in rescue techniques and by larger farms to develop customized emergency procedures.â - Marcel Hacault, Executive Director of CASA
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Help Us Make Farming Safer
Farming can be a dangerous occupation, for producers, workers and their families. But CASA is investing in communities, developing tools, and supporting training to help make farming safer. You can help us build a Canada where no one is hurt farming.