An engaging and honest discussion about incorporating farm safety, talking about barriers farmers may have, how others have over come those challenges, what regulation and legislation really boils down to, and some of the real benefits farmers get for changing the way they think about farm safety.
9:30am Registration – Coffee and snacks served
10:10am Morag Marjerison, Farm Safety Consultant, Manitoba Farm Safety Program
- Review the current legislation and regulations in place affecting on farm safety.
10:30am Ron Krahn, Farmer, Manitoba Canola Growers Board Member
- Share advantages of incorporating farm safety, both in relation to his business’s bottom line and to his family.
10:50am Nutrition Break
11:00am Tracy Gilson or Al Neuveux, Glenlea Research Station
- Starting a program and growing farm safety at Glenlea Research Station.
11:20am Local Fire Chief – Firefighter/EMS
- What firefighters and EMS want when they show up to an emergency.
11:40am Presenters Panel with Moderator
- Q&A with all presenters
1:00pm Wrap up.
All participants will receive a a farm safety package thanks to donations by:
- Farm Credit Canada
- CAMH Foundation