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Farmers urged to make a commitment to safety

The first step is to have a conversation about what safety means on your operation

The theme of Canadian Agricultural Safety Week from March 12 to 18 is ‘Be an AgSafe Family.’ This article by the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association talks about the impact of a farm fatality on a family and the farm. Statistics tell us that each year approximately 85 Canadians are killed in an agriculture-related incident. Run-overs,

Proper equipment and planning essential for safe large bale handling

Three people have been killed and two people seriously injured in Canada so far in 2013 due to accidents while handling large round bales, the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) says. Glen Blahey, the association’s agricultural safety and health specialist says the majority of injuries occur when bales are being placed onto or removed from