Farm Safety

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AgSafe Pilot Project

September 8, 2017

If farm managers are looking for assistance with their farm safety programming, AgSafe Alberta will send an Advisor to work with the manager on the farm.  The Advisor will gather information about the farm and assess the farm safety needs of each individual farm. During the first visit to theMore

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