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Identifying the most hazardous jobs on your farm is the first step in creating a farm safety plan.

Bill 6 jump-starts important conversations about farm safety

The FarmSafe program offers a step-by-step guide to create a safety plan tailored to your farm

For “safety geek” Dan Trottier, Bill 6 was the shot in the arm that the agriculture industry needed to start the conversation about farm safety. “Bill 6 raised awareness about safety, and now that we’ve got some awareness, we have the opportunity for extension on how to do safety on the farm,” said Trottier, owner […] Read more

FarmSafe workshops in March

Producers can register by visiting crop commission websites

The Alberta Wheat Commission, Alberta Barley, Alberta Canola Producers Commission and Alberta Pulse Growers Commission will host a series of FarmSafe workshops throughout Alberta this March. The free, one-day workshops will provide training and educational manuals to help farmers develop a complete health and safety management system tailored to their unique operation. “These FarmSafe workshops […] Read more