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New safety program geared to farms

Cargill’s new SafetySense will help farm managers prevent injuries and enhance productivity


Winnipeg, Man. – Cargill has launched a new program designed to help farm managers develop their own safety programs.

The Canadian Agriculture Safety Association developed the program, which is called SafetySense. Cargill will be distributing it.

SafetySense is geared to Canadian crop farmers who have employees and may also have several enterprises such as cattle, processing, trucking and manufacturing as part of their farm businesses.

Safe places to work

Their businesses may include heavy equipment, powerful machinery, large vehicles, dangerous chemicals and workshops full of tools – all of which can offer many potential hazards.

SafetySense will provide farm managers with information and processes they need to become more effective in implementing procedures that will enhance productivity, prevent injuries and make their farms safe places to work.

Cargill says its advisors will guide customers through the processes that will assist them in assessing all safety aspects of their farming operations.