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Eleven ag safety projects funded across Canada

Winnipeg, June 20, 2011: Toolbox talks, travelling safety days, Danger Detective on the Horse Farm and Nova Scotia’s farm safety outreach initiative are among eleven projects receiving funding this year from the Canadian Agricultural Safety and Health Program (CASHP)...

New communications officer at the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association

 

May 26, 2011, Winnipeg:   Tara Seel joined the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association May 16 in the new position of Communications Officer.  

 

Tara comes to CASA from the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre and...

More communities organize Progressive Agriculture Safety Days® in Canada

May 24, 2011, Winnipeg:  Fifty-seven Progressive Agriculture Safety Days® are planned across rural Canada this year. More than 2,500 adult volunteers will organize the events and lead activities to help make farm and ranch life safer and healthier for at least 10,500 rural...

Cargill Cares about Farm Safety

WINNIPEG, Manitoba– Cargill Limited is proud to announce they are partnering with the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) to be the core supporter of seven Progressive Agriculture Safety Days® this year in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. 

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OHS Canada presents Health and Safety Conference and Trade Show

OHS Canada presents: Health and Safety Conference & Trade ShowMay 17 and 18, 2011 – Partners in Prevention 2011 Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show is Canada’s largest...

Canadian agriculture industry benefits from new safety training fund

 

March 1, 2011, Winnipeg, Manitoba Money is on the way to nine recipients of the new $100,000 Farm Credit Canada (FCC) Ag Safety Fund. The money will support ag safety training from BC to PEI.   ...

Canadian Agricultural Safety Association sets April 15 application deadline for 2011 farm safety funding

Winnipeg, February 28, 2011:  The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) will distribute more than $300,000 for agricultural safety and health initiatives across Canada this year under the Canadian Agricultural Safety and Health Program (CASHP).  The closing...

#8 Follow the golden rules of farm safety

by Theresa Whalen
CFA Farm Safety Consultant (495 words)

You’ve set out the safety plan for your farm. Now – how do you get the work team to use it? Farm operations that are successful in motivating compliance with farm safety rules pay careful attention to: preparation,...

Farm safe for success

Ottawa – So you’ve built a farm safety plan. That’s a great start. Now – make it work for you. And keep double-checking and refining – the same way you handle your business plan.

“By planning, implementing and assessing safety on the farm on a regular basis, you’re making...