The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is making available, free of charge, three online courses until September 30, 2020.
- CASA Tractor & Farm Machinery
- Seasonal Agricultural Workers Health and Safety Orientation
- Dairy Worker Safety Orientation Series
These courses will be available for any farm owner, operator or worker to best prepare new and seasonal workers on the farm.
We understand that during these uncertain times, it may be necessary to hire workers unfamiliar with agriculture and the unique risks and hazards associated with farming. We hope that in providing access to these courses to help mitigate these challenges.
If you would like to reach CASA, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1 877 452 2272.
Take Individual Courses
Do you have an interest in farm safety? Would you like to brush up on your farm safety skill set? CASA has developed several farm safety training courses that are available online, including Agricultural Machinery Safeguarding, Seasonal Agricultural Workers Health and Safety Orientation, Working in Confined Spaces on the Farm, and a suite of eight courses focusing on Dairy Worker Safety Orientation (click on course links below). Each course takes approximately 45 to 60 minutes to complete and offers a quiz at the end of the learning experience. Courses available in English only.
Provide Online Training for Your Employees
Do you have employees that would benefit from CASA’s suite of online courses? CASA offers discounts on bulk course purchases. Contact us for details.
Additionally, if your company or organization would like to offer CASA courses directly to your employees through your own web page, contact us. CASA can help facilitate the set-up of your very own customized web training portal that includes course administration at an affordable rate.
The following are CASA-authored courses eligible for discounts:
- Agricultural Machinery Safeguarding;
- Seasonal Agricultural Workers Health and Safety Orientation;
- Working in Confined Spaces on the Farm; and
- Dairy Worker Safety Orientation Series (free course = one module).
In this course we will discuss Tractor Safety on your farm and provide some awareness training to help ensure that tractor operators understand the basic fundamentals of equipment operation in a safe manner.
You will require both of these documents for the course:
The training program for safeguarding agricultural machinery for protecting the health and safety of agricultural workers includes elements that will guide farm owners, managers and their workers on understanding the importance and design of machine guarding.
This course will enable farm owners and managers to train seasonal workers in the basic principles of agricultural health and safety, recognizing workplace hazards, and the importance and utilization of hazard control systems.
This course will enable participants to identify a confined space; understand the functions of confined entry work equipment; conduct a risk assessment; and develop safe entry procedures, while meeting any regulatory requirements that may apply.
This training series creates a foundation for more detailed workplace discussions between the workers and supervisors for addressing hazards specific to their dairy farm. This series consists of 8 modules: Animal Handling and Health; Chemical Safety; Feed Handling and Storage; General Safety; Machinery Safety in the Field; Milking and Chores; Personal Protective Equipment and Robotic Safety.