Farm Safety

FARM SAFETY 

GOAL: To reduce injuries and deaths in on farms 

TARGET GROUP: Farm residents and workers of all ages. 

STRATEGIES

Enhance Farm Safety Days for youth, by providing resources. 

Develop programs and strengthen contacts with Farming communities. Partner with St John Ambulance to promote "First Aid on the Farm" courses. Develop and administer a Farm Safety Audit program. 

PARTNERSHIPS

Farm Safety Association 

St John Ambulance 

Progressive Agriculture Foundation 

Canadian Agriculture Safety Association

We participated at the INTERNATIONAL PLOWING MATCH in Teeswater in 2008 with over 10,000 students visiting our educational area.

We were successful in receiving support from the Progressive ve Agriculture Foundation and CASA to assist with hosting our 2009 Safety Festival held in May. They are also supporting our Safety Day Demonstrations being held on October 3rd - Pumpkinfest in Port Elgin.

Updated October 24, 2013