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Farm Safety

August 11, 2017

Over the past couple of months Murray and Dave have been collecting “Near Miss” stories and records. They had the opportunity to have a discussion with over 55 farmers to date! Here are some interesting statistics from those visits: 2 incidents involved children under the age of 10 9 incidentsMore


Bill 17 Introduced

June 30, 2017

On May 24, 2017, the Government of Alberta introduced the Fair and Family-friendly Workplaces Act, or Bill 17.  Bill 17 includes a number of wide-ranging provisions designed to make changes to Alberta’s employment standards process and labour codes, including provisions that give farm and ranch workers the right to formMore


EFA Farm Safety Committee

June 30, 2017

EFA has a new Farm Safety Committee! The Farm Safety Committee held its first meeting on April 21, 2017, to review the history of farm safety initiatives in Alberta.  The committee has reviewed draft programming for AgSafe Alberta. The purpose of this committee is to: provide advice to EFA onMore


AgCoalition

April 21, 2017

Following the announcement of Bill 6 legislation, the Government of Alberta appointed 72 participants to six consultation tables, to review various aspects of the intended legislative framework.  The table topics included employment standards, labor relations, Occupational Health and Safety codes, best practices and education.  The newly formed AgCoalition responded withMore