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The Alberta Vehicle Extrication Association provides training for first responders who deal with entrapment situations. Its chair says too many farmers still take chances they shouldn’t when operating machinery.

Don’t try to ‘play the odds’ this growing season

Many farmers still taking unnecessary risks, says Alberta Vehicle Extrication Association chair

Reading Time: 2 minutes Spring is a time of hope and Randy Schmitz’s hope is that Alberta farmers will slow down a little as they begin a new growing season. Rollovers, run-overs, and being pinned or struck by a machine component are the leading causes of agriculture-related injuries and fatalities, said Schmitz, chairman of the Alberta Vehicle Extrication Association. […] Read more