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…

Ten Saskatchewan Fire Departments Receive Vital Grain Rescue Equipment

Winnipeg, MB, October 30, 2018 – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA), in partnership with G3 Canada Limited, is pleased to announce that 10 Saskatchewan Fire Departments will receive vital grain-rescue equipment. BeGrainSafe, CASA’s grain safety program, is generously supported by sponsors like G3. These sponsorship dollars have helped build the BeGrainSafe mobile demonstration unit,…

CASA Celebrates Media Partnership Promoting Back to Ag and Safety Days

May 3, 2018, Winnipeg, Manitoba: CASA Celebrates Media Partnership Promoting Back to Ag and Safety Days. The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to celebrate its partnership with Glacier FarmMedia and its publications Alberta Farmer Express, Manitoba Co-operator, Grainews and Le Bulletin des agriculteurs. 2018 marks the third year that Glacier FarmMedia has supported…

The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) welcomes two new board members for 2017–2018.

October 25, 2017, Edmonton, Alberta: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) welcomes two new board members for 2017–2018. Dan Trottier (President of Tatonga Inc.) and Karl Klotzbach (Product Safety and Homologations Engineer, CNH Industrial America) were elected to join CASA’s Board of Directors at CASA’s 23rd annual farm safety conference, and AGM held in Edmonton,…

Farm Safety Conference to Focus on New and Emerging Agricultural Trends

CASA’s Annual Conference to be Held October 3-5 in Edmonton, AB Winnipeg, MB, September 5, 2017: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) will hold its 23rd annual conference “Agsafety— Make it a Record Year!” and annual general meeting in Edmonton, Alberta, from October 3 – 5, 2017. “Farming is dynamic,” says Marcel Hacault, CASA’s Executive…