Attention Niagara-area producers, farm kids and farm safety champions! The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) and the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) are teaming up with Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS) to host AgSafe Family Day, a launch and training event in celebration of Canadian Agricultural Safety Week 2016.
This year, come and hear about “Keeping Kids Safe” under the three-year theme of “Be An AgSafe Family” AND bring your kids! While you attend the launch and training events, a Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® will teach kids how to be safe on the farm (for ages 8 to 12)!
WHAT: AgSafe Family Day
WHEN: Tuesday, March 15, 2016
WHERE: Vineland Research and Innovation Centre, 4890 Victoria Avenue North, Vineland Station, ON
Register on-line or call CASA at 1- 877-452-2272 to register.
Please register by March 14 as space is limited. All food and snacks held in conjunction with training and children's Safety Day are free.
AGSAFE FAMILY DAY AGENDA
9:30am – 10:00am: Registration for Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® (for children Ages 8–12, food included)
10:00am – 10:30am: Registration for Launch and Training Sessions
10:30am – 10:35am: Welcome
10:30am – 11:30am: Your FarmSafe Plan: Laying the Groundwork
(Glen Blahey, CASA)
11:30am – 1:00pm: Luncheon and Official Kick-Off to CASW 2016!
(Glen Blahey, CASA; Ron Bonnett, CFA; Elizabeth
Mills, WSPS; George P. Klosler, FCC, Alan Hastie, Esso; Giulia Brutesco, Fertilizer Canada)
Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) and the Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA) deliver Canadian Agricultural Safety Week with assistance from the Government of Canada through Growing Forward 2, a federal, provincial and territorial initiative. Be an AgSafe Family is presented by Farm Credit Canada. View a complete list of Sponsors.