A detailed Occupational Health and Safety Code tailored to farms and ranches is now in place for the 4,100 farms that employ waged, non-family workers, while they’re onsite as of Saturday. It contains technical health and safety rules designed for farm operations.
A new rural and farm safety mobile unit is now in development. Once completed the educational tool spearheaded by Agriculture For Life will travel the province to educate, encourage and promote farm safety to students and farm families.
As debate rages on in the legislature about Bill 6 and farmers continue to rally and voice their concerns over the controversial bill, the Government of Alberta has announced amendments.
The tragic deaths of three sisters at their family farm in Withrow, Alberta, located 15 kilometres east of Rocky Mountain House, is being felt across the agricultural community and the country.
In every community across the country you can find leaders… Leaders of business… politics and volunteering just to name a few. In Strathmore, Alberta you can find a leader in Farm Safety.