BASF and CASA launch online farm safety resource for children

Joint News Release Online hub provides families with interactive resources, tools and activities on farm safety CALGARY, April 23, 2020 – Through their continued partnership, BASF Agricultural Solutions Canada (BASF) and the Canadian Agriculture Safety Association (CASA) have announced the digital expansion of farm safety resources for children. BASF has supported Safety Days® for children…

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…

CASA Welcomes Safety Partner FMC Canada

Sponsorship Supports CASA’s BeGrainSafe Program June 6, Winnipeg, MB –The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce that FMC Canada has committed $37,000 to the BeGrainSafe Program. CASA’s BeGrainSafe program, now in its third year, delivers grain safety awareness, firefighter rescue training and on-site workplace training. BeGrainSafe has three major components: a website,…

Community Safety Days Receive Financial Boost from Youth Safety Day Fund

Winnipeg, Manitoba, April 18, 2019: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is proud to collaborate with Corteva Agriscience™, Agriculture Division of DowDuPont to offer funding to organizers to offset the costs of hosting a safety day event. Each year, communities across Canada host Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® events reaching approximately 17,000 Canadians each year. These…

New CASA Report Details Farmer Insurance Needs and Availability in Canada

March 13, 2019, Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) today released its report, “Safety & Health Insurance Available and Farmer Insurance Needs”. This first-of-its-kind report examines health and disability available to Canadian farmers. The report underscores the availability of health insurance through both provincial farm organizations and from insurance carriers. Nearly all…

The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association Welcomes 2018-2019 Board of Directors

December 4, 2018, Winnipeg, Manitoba – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) welcomes one new board member for 2018-2019. Michele Rogalsky, Director of the School of Agriculture at the University of Manitoba was elected by CASA’s membership to the seven-person Board of Directors. The membership also reelected Dean Anderson (Workplace Safety & Prevention Services) and…