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$100,000 Farm Credit Canada Ag Safety Fund Delivers

Projects wrap up, new round of funding begins

September 6, 2012, Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is partnering with Farm Credit Canada (FCC) to make farm communities safer through the FCC Ag Safety Fund.

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Pilot Project Helps Nova Scotia Farmers Implement Health and Safety Plans

June 15, 2012, Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) has launched a Nova Scotia FarmSafe Pilot Project aimed at helping producers implement health and safety plans on their farms.

The project, operating until March 31, 2013, involves the...

Thousands of Rural Children Participate in Agricultural Safety Education

June 14, 2012, Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce that over 13,500 children and participants in Canada will take part this year in Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® events, the largest rural safety and health...

$100,000 from FCC AgSafety Fund awarded to recipients across Canada

April 19, 2012, Winnipeg, Manitoba – Farm Credit Canada (FCC) and the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) are pleased to announce that $100,000 will be distributed to 10 farm safety champions across the country this year through the FCC AgSafety Fund. The fund is...

Canadian Agricultural Safety Association sets April 27 application deadline for 2012 farm safety project funding

Winnipeg, March 19, 2012:  The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) will distribute approximately $250,000 for agricultural safety and health initiatives across Canada this year under the Canadian Agricultural Safety and Health Program (CASHP).  The closing...

Three basic requirements for hiring farm contractors

Farm operators are accustomed to asking contractors for proof of their provincial workers’ compensation insurance coverage and liability insurance before hiring them to do work. A third basic requirement that should be added is asking contractors to demonstrate that they have a health and safety...

Media kit for Canadian Agricultural Safety Week March 11 - 17, 2012

Download the 2012 media kit for Canadian Agricultural Safety Week.  Questions? Contact Diane at dwreford@casa-acsa.ca (204)275-8874.

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New Canadian safety standard developed for agricultural augers

Winnipeg, January 9, 2012: There’s a new Canadian safety standard for portable augers used on farms.  It could take a couple of years before producers see the results on the market but auger manufacturers are getting set now to work the new standard into their equipment...

Working the Canada FarmSafe Plan

Health and safety is not always considered a business risk, but statistics show serious injury can have a significant impact on the economic state of an operation. The Canada FarmSafe Plan is a business risk management tool for occupational health and safety on the farm. The...