Canadian farmers want more safety training, says 2011 FCC Safety Report Card

November 24, 2011, Winnipeg – Most of Canada’s farmers see safety as a priority on their farms - and nine out of 10 of farmers want to know more about how to make their businesses even safer.

According to the second Farm Credit Canada (FCC) Farm Safety...

National ag safety conference set for November 16 – 18 in Vancouver

Winnipeg, October 31, 2011: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) will hold its annual conference at the Westin Bayshore hotel in Vancouver, BC, November 16 - 18, 2011. The conference theme is PLAN.FARM. SAFETY. – checking the plan!

More than 70 ag safety...

Make Toolbox Talks part of your day

by Theresa Whalen

Canadian Federation of Agriculture Farm Safety Consultant (345 words)

Check out Pioneer Toolbox Talks – a new resource to help Canadian farm and ranch operators deliver...

New “Safe Implement Hitching” guide now online

Winnipeg, October 6, 2011: Lost the operator manual to your tried and true older tractor? Wondering how to safely tow an older implement with your new high-speed tractor? Find the answers to these and other farm equipment hitching questions in a new guidebook...

FCC Ag Safety Fund offers $100 thousand to support safety training across Canada – application deadline is October 27

Winnipeg, October 13, 2011: Charitable and non-profit organizations in Canada can apply now through Thursday, October 27 for support from the $100,000 FCC Ag Safety Fund to provide agricultural safety training for youth, farm operators, farm workers or farm safety trainers....

FCC Ag Safety Fund back by popular demand

Winnipeg, September 13, 2011: For the second year, the $100,000 FCC Ag Safety Fund is accepting applications from charitable and non-profit organizations in Canada providing agricultural safety training.

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

CASA congratulates Cargill on SafetySense™

Winnipeg, August 9, 2011: Cargill Limited has released SafetySense™, a new safety plan based on the Canadian Agriculture Safety Association’s (CASA) Canada FarmSafe Plan.

Developed with the health and safety expertise of the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association,...

CASA develops Canada FarmSafe - a national safety and health plan for farmers

Winnipeg, August 8, 2011: Most Canadian farmers say safety is a top business priority, but only one in six has a safety plan.

Marcel Hacault, executive director of the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA), says, “When a recent Farm Credit Canada survey of...

Ag safety not adequate in newspapers: study

A study released by two University of Alberta researchers has concluded newspapers are missing a key opportunity to partner with agricultural safety associations in preventing accidents.

The Canada FarmSafe Plan is here!

The first of its kind in ag safety, the Canada FarmSafe Plan is an adaptable guide for producers in developing, implementing and establishing an effective farm and ranch safety plan.