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A child-sized safety vest is part of an activity kit on farm safety available through the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association.

Farm safety kits aim to teach important lessons early

Reading Time: < 1 minute There’s a pair of new activity kits for farm kids and youth, both aimed at keeping them healthy but in different ways. The BASF Safety Scouts program is billed as “a fun and interactive way to support family farm safety.” The ag company has partnered with the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) on the kits, […] Read more

Firefighters trained in grain rescue

Firefighters trained in grain rescue

Reading Time: < 1 minute Funding from the Alberta Wheat Commission is helping to provide grain rescue training for firefighters and boost awareness of its BeGrainSafe program, says the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association.  The program is focused on dangers of grain entrapment and includes a website ( and training materials. But it also has a training course that prepares firefighters […] Read more