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Confined spaces workshop kicks off national farm safety conference in Winnipeg November 15 - 17

Media release
Canadian Agricultural Safety Association

Winnipeg, October 20, 2010: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is working
to keep farmers out of tight spots. CASA will open its annual conference in Winnipeg November
15 with an...

Farm Safety: It's personal!

by Theresa Whalen
CFA Farm Safety Consultant (463 words)

Safety planning, practices and training are very important aspects of safety in the workplace; but when you get
right down to it – your safety is a choice you make for yourself. It’s personal!

“Farm...

Apply online to FCC Ag Safety Fund

Winnipeg, September 13, 2010: Charitable or not-for-profit organizations in Canada providing
safety training related to agriculture may now apply online for funding from the new $100,000
FCC Ag Safety Fund.

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) and the Canadian...

New FCC Ag Safety Fund applications open September 13

Winnipeg, August 30, 2010: Charitable or not-for-profit organizations in Canada providing
safety training related to agriculture may qualify for funding from the new $100,000 FCC Ag
Safety Fund.

Farm Credit Canada (FCC) and the Canadian Agricultural Safety...

Apply now to host a Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® in 2011

July 6, 2010, Winnipeg: Applications to organize a Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® in your
rural community next year are due July 15. Apply at www.progressiveag.org or call toll-free 1-888-257-3529.

This year, more...

More kids to learn farm safety skills at Progressive Agriculture Safety Days in Canada this year

For immediate release

May 17, 2010, Winnipeg: More than 12,000 rural kids are learning to be safer on the farm at 53 Progressive
Agriculture Safety Days® in Canada this year. They’re joined by almost 3,000 volunteers who organize the
events and lead activities...

Canadian agriculture industry to benefit from new safety training fund

March 4, 2010, Winnipeg, Manitoba – An online survey of Canadian producers conducted by
Farm Credit Canada (FCC) indicates that almost nine in 10 respondents (87 per cent) are
interested in pursuing at least one agricultural safety training topic.

To meet this...