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Canadian Progressive Agriculture Safety Days® Reach 100,000th Participant

Winnipeg, November 26, 2014 – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) in partnership with the Progressive Agriculture Foundation (PAF) is pleased to announce that over 100,000 participants have taken part in Progressive Agriculture Safety Days since the program began...

Back to Ag Program Launched at CASA’s 20th Annual Conference

Ottawa, ON, October 8, 2014 – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is proud to launch the application phase of the Back to Ag Program....

Canadian Farm Safety Conference Celebrating 20 Years

Let’s Talk About It! Excellence + Beyond 2014 held October 7–9 in Ottawa

Winnipeg, September 19, 2014: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) will hold its annual conference and AGM in the nation’s capital, Ottawa, Ontario...

Farm Credit Canada Ag Safety Fund Now Accepting Applications

Fifth year of the FCC Ag Safety Fund to focus on tractor and machinery training

September 12, 2014, Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to be partnering once again with Farm Credit Canada to announce the call for...

“Speak Up For Safer Equipment” Tool Now Available

Winnipeg, August 25, 2014 – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) has developed a new online tool that gives farmers an opportunity to express their concerns about possible hazards with farm equipment. The “Speak Up For Safer Equipment” tool is intended to provide a way for farmers...

RCMP and Canadian Agricultural Safety Association want you to be on the lookout for slow-moving farm machinery

Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 5, 2014 - As July turns into August, Canadian farmers will be working long hours in the fields harvesting their crops. This means there will be slow-moving farm machinery on Manitoba's roadways, which can create a hazard for both farm equipment operators and motorists...

Farm Safety Events Projected to Reach Over 15,000 Canadian Children and Participants

Farm Safety Events Projected to Reach Over 15,000 Canadian Children and Participants

June 23, 2014, Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Canadian Agriculture Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce that over 15,000 children and participants are expected to take part in this...

New Voluntary Guidelines for Young Farm Workers

MEDIA ADVISORY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 23, 2014

Who: Editors and Publishers

What: New Voluntary Guidelines for Young Farm Workers, the first of two post-Canadian Agricultural Safety...

Canadian Agricultural Safety Association Partners with Syngenta to Develop “Dress for Success” Tools Emphasizing Importance of Personal Protective Equipment

Winnipeg, MB, May 2, 2014: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) and Syngenta Canada Inc. have partnered to develop free educational tools to help educate producers, farm workers, and the general public about the importance of safe pesticide handling through the...

Ten Farm Safety Training Projects Receive Funding in 2014

Approximately $100,000 Invested in Community Projects Through FCC Ag Safety Fund

April 22, 2014, Winnipeg, Manitoba: Farm Credit Canada (FCC) in partnership with the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is awarding approximately $100,000...