Canada Safety Council reminds farmers to keep workers safe

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Canada Safety Council reminds farmers to keep workers safe
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Canada Safety Council reminds farmers to keep workers safe

7 in 10 producers had either been injured or nearly injured on the job, found previous survey Following National Farm Safety Week last week, the Canada Safety Council has reminded Canadian farmers to take necessary measures to keep workers safe. “While productivity is important, it can be hampered without the proper training of workers and the implementation of best safety practices,” said Gareth Jones, president and CEO of the Canada Safety Council. Injuries can lead to inefficiencies that rob productivity, he added. “Applying the best safety practices and providing proper worker training not only helps keep workers safe, it’s just smart business.” Seven in 10 producers had either been injured or nearly injured on the job, based on a survey of 1,200 farmers across Canada conducted for a 2020 study by Farm Credit Canada for the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association. And nearly a quarter of respondents said they’d experienced […]

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