Three basic requirements for hiring farm contractors

Farm operators are accustomed to asking contractors for proof of their provincial workers’ compensation insurance coverage and liability insurance before hiring them to do work. A third basic requirement that should be added is asking contractors to demonstrate that they…

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Working the Canada FarmSafe Plan

Health and safety is not always considered a business risk, but statistics show serious injury can have a significant impact on the economic state of an operation. The Canada FarmSafe Plan is a business risk management tool for occupational health…

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Make Toolbox Talks part of your day

by Theresa Whalen Canadian Federation of Agriculture Farm Safety Consultant (345 words) Check out Pioneer Toolbox Talks – a new resource to help Canadian farm and ranch operators deliver regular safety training to their workers. Toolbox Talks are notes for…

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