CASA Welcomes New Chief Executive Officer

January 18, 2021 – Winnipeg, MB: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea Lear as its new Chief Executive Officer. With a long history of not-for-profit experience, Andrea joins CASA after working as the Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association’s Executive Director. Andrea brings a wealth of knowledge from her years…

CASA’s Annual Conference Goes Virtual – Speaker Series Begins Oct 29th Copy

Winnipeg, MB, October 23, 2020: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) will hold its 25th annual conference, “Lead an AgSafe Canada”, virtually this year with its four-part speaker series kicking off on October 29th, continuing each Thursday through to November 19th. The sessions delve into a variety of topics ranging from on-farm safety culture and…

Training, Equipment, and Teamwork Combine to Save Youth Trapped in Corn

Byline: Robin Anderson for the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association Grain entrapment is a growing concern on farms and in grain handling facilities. Grain entrapment happens quickly and is often fatal. That’s where the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association’s (CASA) BeGrainSafe program comes in. BeGrainSafe works to save lives through awareness and training. On November 4, 2019,…

The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association Welcomes 2019-2020 Board of Directors

October 29, 2019, Québec City, Québec – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) welcomes one new board member for 2019-2020. Thea Green, Program Manager for Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP), was elected by CASA’s membership to the seven-person Board of Directors. Green is responsible for KAP’s Farm Safety Program, Manitoba’s Young Farmer program, the Environmental Farm…

Safety Day Events Continue to Build Safety in Rural Communities

Applications due July 15, 2019 for 2020 Safety Day Events June 20, 2019, Winnipeg, Manitoba – Over 15,000 children, adults and volunteers took part in 67 Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® events in Canada in 2018. Since 2002, CASA has been working with the Progressive Agriculture Foundation to support farm safety education for rural Canadian youth…