Six steps to build a farm safe team

by Theresa Whalen CFA Farm Safety Consultant (585 words) Most farmers say safety is an important and essential core value in their operations. But building safety into everyday work plans for themselves, their families and employees is often a different…

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Farm safe for success

Ottawa – So you’ve built a farm safety plan. That’s a great start. Now – make it work for you. And keep double-checking and refining – the same way you handle your business plan. “By planning, implementing and assessing safety…

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Follow the golden rules of farm safety

by Theresa Whalen CFA Farm Safety Consultant (495 words) You’ve set out the safety plan for your farm. Now – how do you get the work team to use it? Farm operations that are successful in motivating compliance with farm…

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Make safety the topic of your next toolbox talk

by Theresa Whalen CFA Farm Safety Consultant (486 words) ‘Toolbox Talks’, ‘Tailgate Talks’, ‘Safety Chats’ – are a brief, informal talk or meeting about a specific subject relevant to your workplace. Make safety the focus for your next one. These…

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Farm Safety: It’s personal!

by Theresa Whalen CFA Farm Safety Consultant (463 words) Safety planning, practices and training are very important aspects of safety in the workplace; but when you get right down to it – your safety is a choice you make for…

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Apply online to FCC Ag Safety Fund

Winnipeg, September 13, 2010: Charitable or not-for-profit organizations in Canada providing safety training related to agriculture may now apply online for funding from the new $100,000 FCC Ag Safety Fund. Farm Credit Canada (FCC) and the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association…

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New FCC Ag Safety Fund applications open September 13

Winnipeg, August 30, 2010: Charitable or not-for-profit organizations in Canada providing safety training related to agriculture may qualify for funding from the new $100,000 FCC Ag Safety Fund. Farm Credit Canada (FCC) and the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) are…

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