Child Safety

CASA hosted its 23rd annual conference and AGM from October 3-5, 2017 in Edmonton, AB. About 75 agricultural safety professionals, researchers, regulators, developers and farmers were in attendance. The 2017 theme was AgSafety - Make it a record year!

PowerPoint Presentations and Videos from the conference are available for download below:

Presentations from Be the Difference! CASA’s 2015 conference in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, October 6 to 8.

The Model Policy for Canadian Youth Employment in Agriculture is a resource for employers of young agricultural workers. The Model Policy is applicable to all Canadian producers who employ young workers on their farm operation.

 Factsheets, books and placemats to order.

Factsheets

Farm Safety Kids Club Newsletter connects rural Alberta youth 12 and under. The newsletter features activities such as puzzles, games and colouring to communicate important farm safety messages.

Check out the newsletter here.

Download the 75 NAGCAT guidelines aimed at North American parents and employers of children ages 7-16 who work on farms. Use these guidelines to match up your child's growth and development with the requirements of different farm chores. Ideally children and teenagers will gain meaningful work experience with less risk of farm related disease or injury

Presentations from Empowering the AgSafe Family: Keeping Kids Safe, CASA's 2016 conference in Charlottetown, PEI, October 4 to 6.

Six Steps to Safety: The Hierarchy of Control in the Prevention of Agricultural Injury (Dr. Jim Dosman and Dr. Niels Koehncke – Agrivita Canada Inc.)

This video shows a danger sign on a grain bin. The sign indicates that children should never play in or on the grain, as flowing grain can trap and suffocate a victim in seconds. Total shots: 1.

File format: Quicktime (.mov)
Format: 16 bit integer, Animation, 720 x 486, Millions
Size: 720 x 486 pixels
Movie FPS: 29.97
Audio: Mono 22.050 khz

This video features a warning sign. It indicates that the vehicle should not be ridden with extra riders as individuals would easily fall and injure themselves. Total shots: 1.

File format: Quicktime (.mov)
Format: 16 bit integer, Animation, 720 x 486, Millions
Size: 720 x 486 pixels
Movie FPS: 29.97
Audio: Mono 22.050 khz

 

This video shows a danger sign focusing on electrical concerns. It indicates that workers operating farm machinery should ensure their vehicles stay clear of all utility lines, as electric shock contact with overhead electrical lines can cause serious injury or death. Total shots: 1.

 

File format: Quicktime (.mov)
Format: 16 bit integer, Animation, 720 x 486, Millions
Size: 720 x 486 pixels
Movie FPS: 29.97
Audio: Mono 22.050 khz