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Seven-year-old Ernie Friesen, who lost his arm in a grain auger,
is spreading the farm safety message as this year’s national safety ambassador for The War Amps.

The ever-present danger on our farms and ranches

A mother and two experts talk about the need to do more when it comes to farm safety

Peter Friesen knew something was wrong as soon as the auger stalled. His warning to his five-year-old son Ernie to stay back and “not come any closer than this,” had gone unheeded. The boy had been running around with a dog nearby, and Peter had warned him to stay back, to “not come any closer […] Read more