Five training modules for youth ages 16 to 23.
The best places to play and explore are the ones that are set aside for just that! A safe play area is a place that is free of things that could hurt a kid and has lots of fun things to do.
Toolbox Talks are brief, informal talks or meetings about specific topics relevant to agriculture and how to undertake these various tasks safely and properly.
Keep an eye out for potential slip and trip hazards. Identify, communicate the hazard to others, and control of the hazard can prevent injury and maintain productivity.
Gloves provide important protection. It’s essential to choose the correct gloves for the task. There are many types to choose from and using the correct type will help prevent injury.
Safety footwear selection is as easy as 1, 2, 3.
Incorporating GHS into WHMIS has led to some important changes in Canada.
Mycotoxins are toxic compounds that are naturally produced by certain types of moulds (fungi). Most mycotoxins are chemically stable and do not degrade during storage or under normal food processing conditions.1
Maintaining relationships when a family business is involved in transitioning to the next generation can create unique challenges
“ Relationships provide us with identity, purpose and direction. In essence, relationships and therefore community is a life giving, life defining, life nurturing process.”
It is important to understand the components of stress. Stress is a normal reaction to situations that are perceived to be challenging
Conflict is part of life. In all relationships, we experience conflict. Conflict can be positive if managed properly.
This is a confidential document and is intended to be completed privately and shared with your health care provider ONLY.
The first step to developing a visitor orientation is to list the basic safety rules and policies you expect all visitors to follow.
When developing a Pre-Season Checklist, use the template below with checklist items that are important to your farm. When using your checklist, your action items will be determined by your response.
A management plan to reduce stress.
Farming has ongoing situations that cause stress. Common farm stressors are finances, daily hassles, and lack of control over the weather, heavy work overloads, and conflict in relationships.
Strengthening International Partnerships–Translating the Agricultural Youth Work Guidelines for French Canadians
The Agricultural Youth Work Guidelines (AYWG) can help farm parents and supervisors assign work that matches a youth’s abilities, thus reducing injury risk and keeping your child safe.
AgriSafe offers Invest in Your Health Trainer Exchanges where educators can be trained and certified on five agricultural health and safety modules.
Progressive Agriculture Safety Days – A look back at 25 Years of the Progressive Agriculture Foundation – working for child safety
Our patent pending fall protection system is a cutting edge product designed to protect farm workers personal health & safety from a fall while climbing or accessing a bin for repairs or inspections.
Provide overview of ASHCA and description of the programs that we have developed to address important farm safety and health issues in U.S. agriculture.
Research shows farmers face diverse challenges, including mental health & stress. These can contribute to increasing rates of stress, anxiety, depression, and burnout.
Development and publication of machinery safety standards, especially those that are integrated into machinery design have a positive impact on reducing risk of harm to operators and bystanders.
A successful health and wellness program for Alberta farmers SFF provides tools and techniques to effectively be able to plan safety on your farm.
Farm safety planning – Successful implementation of an effective and sustainable HSE management system is intended to drive continuous performance improvements in farm HSE.
Fertilizer Canada has recently launched an updated farmer safety training program on anhydrous ammonia. The course aims to equip farmers with the knowledge to ensure that anhydrous ammonia fertilizer is handled and transported safely. – Crop Production Products
The findings from national survey results point to the threat Canadian agriculture farms and businesses may face due to poor mental health and high stress.
AgrAbility addresses a wide variety of disabling conditions in agriculture.
It is a common view that farmers do not have adequate health insurance to manage their health needs given the physical and mental risks that come with farming. The cost of farmers’ injuries and illness can be mitigated if farmers had more preventative, appropriate, and cost-effective health and disability coverage.
This report is to perform a preliminary overview of the health benefit plans currently offered by provincial and territorial farm organizations and a summary of the available coverage from traditional insurance providers.