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Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Head and upper body injured when faller struck by tree
  • Spine fractured when worker struck by collapsing wall
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Fatalities

  • Non-worker died when struck by tree
  • Ranch worker died when struck by charging cow
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What's New

updated guidelines

Updated guideline effective September 19, 2014

  • G8.24-1 Alternative standard for high visibility apparel
new video

Return to Work: The Rick Krahn Story

Life changed in the blink of an eye for dairy farmer Rick Krahn when he was seriously injured at work. In this video, Rick, his father, his physiotherapist and his case manager share his inspiring story of recovery and return to work on the family farm.

Confined spaces in agriculture - resources

Confined Spaces in Agriculture

Resources to help agricultural workers and employers recognize confined spaces, identify potential hazards, and stay safe when working in or near these spaces.

Partners Program

Certificate of Recognition (COR) - Partners Program

Find out how employers can earn valuable rewards and rebates by practicing good safety management.

Archive

Archive

Archive of What's New for Agriculture