Health and Safety

Published on Tue, 04/01/2014 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

TransCanada Supports Farm Safety Education for Canadian Youth Safety Day events teach kids to make safe choices on the farm

TransCanada Supports Farm Safety Education for Canadian Youth Safety Day events teach kids to make safe choices on the farm

By partnering with CASA, we can ensure programs like Progressive Agriculture Safety Days receive the financial support they need to reach more communities across Canada

Winnipeg, MB, April 1, 2014: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) is pleased to announce that TransCanada Corporation will be helping rural youth stay safe on the farm in 2014. The company is donating $40,000 to support Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® events across Canada this year.

Published on Thu, 03/13/2014 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Safety Week Launch in Olds, Alberta Brings Home Message of Farm Safety

Safety Week Launch in Olds, Alberta Brings Home Message of Farm Safety

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“Some say farming is a high risk occupation, but it does not have to be. In most cases, injuries can be predicted, and prevented, with the right mix of tools and operating procedures.”

Olds, AB, March 13, 2014:  Farm safety supporters gathered in Olds, Alberta earlier this week to take part in Canadian Agricultural Safety Week 2014 launch activities. Over 40 people attended the launch luncheon on Tuesday, March 11, 2014, which included speeches from farm safety champions and testimonials from Alberta farmers.

“Let’s Talk About It!” Encourages Farmers to Engage in Conversations About Safety for Canadian Agricultural Safety Week

“Let’s Talk About It!” Encourages Farmers to Engage in Conversations About Safety for Canadian Agricultural Safety Week

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week takes place every year during the third week of March. This year, CASW runs from March 9th to 15th, 2014.

Ottawa, ON, February 27, 2014: This March, the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) and the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) are encouraging producers to talk about farm safety as part of Canadian Agricultural Safety Week, which runs from March 9 to 15, 2014.

Published on Thu, 02/27/2014 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week Launch and Training Event to be Held in Olds, Alberta

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week Launch and Training Event to be Held in Olds, Alberta

 

Both the luncheon and training event are free and open to producers and safety champions from across the province.

Olds, AB, February 27, 2014: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) and the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) are pleased to announce they will be launching Canadian Agricultural Safety Week (CASW) in Olds, Alberta this year.

Published on Thu, 02/27/2014 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

“Let’s Talk About It!” Encourages Farmers to Engage in Conversations About Safety for Canadian Agricultural Safety Week

“Let’s Talk About It!” Encourages Farmers to Engage in Conversations About Safety for Canadian Agricultural Safety Week

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week takes place every year during the third week of March. This year, CASW runs from March 9th to 15th, 2014.

Ottawa, ON, February 27, 2014: This March, the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) and the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) are encouraging producers to talk about farm safety as part of Canadian Agricultural Safety Week, which runs from March 9 to 15, 2014.

Published on Fri, 02/14/2014 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week Launch and Training Event to be Held in Olds, Alberta

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week Launch and Training Event to be Held in Olds, Alberta

Event Information

03/11/2014
Olds, Alberta

Both the luncheon and training event are free and open to producers and safety champions from across the province.

Olds, AB, February 13, 2014: The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) and the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) are pleased to announce they will be launching Canadian Agricultural Safety Week (CASW) in Olds, Alberta this year.

Published on Fri, 02/14/2014 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

“Let’s Talk About It!” Encourages Farmers to Engage in Conversations About Safety for Canadian Agricultural Safety Week

“Let’s Talk About It!” Encourages Farmers to Engage in Conversations About Safety for Canadian Agricultural Safety Week

Canadian Agricultural Safety Week takes place every year during the third week of March. This year, CASW runs from March 9th to 15th, 2014.

Ottawa, ON, February 13, 2014: This March, the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) and the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) are encouraging producers to talk about farm safety as part of Canadian Agricultural Safety Week, which runs from March 9 to 15, 2014.

Published on Mon, 02/10/2014 by Shepell·fgi (E)

Bringing new life into an old relationship: It’s not just about Valentine’s Day

Bringing new life into an old relationship: It’s not just about Valentine’s Day

Put the sparks back into your relationship by actively showing you care, staying connected and taking the time to stop, listen and appreciate each other.

Fireworks, romance and laughter: that might have been what you signed up for when you and your partner decided to join forces all that time ago. Years later though, the picture looks a lot different; the fireworks have fizzled, the romance retreated, and these days you seem to laugh more at commercials than you do with your mate.

Published on Thu, 01/30/2014 by Shepell·fgi (E)

Squeezing in your main squeeze: making time for your relationship

Squeezing in your main squeeze: making time for your relationship

A healthy relationship is based on compromise and understanding, not on one person coming out ahead. Look for mutually beneficial solutions to strengthen the relationship going forward.

Most experts agree that spending quality time with your partner is an essential ingredient for a lasting relationship. But with work, family and a billion other things on your plate, finding time is easier said than done. Here are a few easy ways to squeeze in more time for each other:

Published on Thu, 01/23/2014 by Shepell·fgi (E)

Workplace Violence: Recognizing It, Responding to It

Workplace Violence: Recognizing It, Responding to It

Violence and/or aggression in the workplace can take many forms. Therefore, it's important to remember that violence isn't limited to physical injury or assault.

The potential for violence can also be affected by the time of day and/or the location in which you work. For example, employees working alone, in isolated areas, or late at night, may need to take additional precautions.

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health (CCOH) suggests that workplace violence includes "any act in which a person is abused, threatened, intimidated or assaulted in his or her employment"; examples are:

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