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

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…

G3 donates Life Saving Grain Rescue Equipment to Rural Alberta Fire Departments

August 26, 2020 Winnipeg, MB: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA), in partnership with G3, is pleased to announce the donation of $25,000 worth of life-saving grain rescue equipment to several rural Alberta fire departments. Select fire departments located near G3’s new grain elevators in the Carmangay, Irricana, Morinville, Stettler County, Wetaskiwin and Vermilion areas…

Corteva Agriscience collaborates with Canadian Agricultural Safety Association to equip fire departments with life-saving grain rescue equipment

July 22, 2020 Winnipeg, MB: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce a collaboration with Corteva Agriscience Canada to equip rural fire departments with the training and equipment needed for grain entrapment rescues. CASA’s grain safety program, BeGrainSafe, is designed to save lives and is generously supported by sponsors like Corteva. This support…

Keeping Kids Safe on the Farm as Important as Ever

Communities are encouraged to complete applications to host a 2021 Safety Day Event. Winnipeg, MB, June 17, 2020: Since 2002, more than 157,000 children have participated in Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® events in Canada. The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) has been working with the Progressive Agriculture Foundation (PAF) to support volunteers that host these community-based…

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…