Latest Canadian Agricultural Safety Association Stories

2014-02-27 20:23:18

OTTAWA, Feb. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - 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 (CASW), which runs from March 9 to 15, 2014. CASW is an annual public education campaign focusing on the importance of safe agriculture. The 2014 theme is "Let's Talk About It!" "This year we are showcasing stories of producers who have...

Make Farms Safer By Planting The Right Messages
2012-06-12 11:58:07

Better marketing tactics may lead to improved safety in one of the nation's most dangerous occupations -- farming, according to Penn State researchers. "Along with mining and construction, farming is one of the top three most hazardous industries," said Aaron Yoder, instructor of agricultural and biological engineering. "Farming is also less regulated and has more exemptions than other industries." Social marketing campaigns that focus on the benefits of and barriers to persuading...

2011-05-11 00:00:29

Wind Energy Update. The wind industry remains one of the fastest growing forms of non-traditional electricity generation in North America and finished last year with a total of 40,180 MW of installed capacity, with a further 5,600 MW of new wind projects under construction. London (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 But while this sustained growth in new installations continues a new challenge is rapidly taking centre stage "“ the health and safety of wind technicians working on site at wind farms....

2007-03-15 12:00:26

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While touring the state's latest Century Farm Award recipient today, Agriculture Secretary Dennis Wolff stressed the importance of farm safety, especially with spring planting season just around the corner. "Farming is a very dangerous but essential job that contributes to the well-being of all Pennsylvanians through the production of food and fiber," said Wolff at Brymesser Farms in Cumberland County. "As our farmers head to the fields...

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