Overview

FarmSafe Alberta consists of a step-by-step manual that guides farmers through a process to develop a written health and safety system tailored to their individual business needs.

Read FarmSafe Alberta

FarmSafe chapters:

  • Management Leadership & Organizational Commitment
  • Hazard Identification & Assessment
  • Hazard Control
  • Ongoing Inspections
  • Qualifications, Orientation & Training
  • Emergency Response
  • Incident Investigation
  • Program Administration
  • FarmSafe Alberta Worksheets

Farmers, farm businesses and agricultural groups interested in FarmSafe Alberta can contact a farm safety specialist to discuss setting up a workshop for their team or in their community.

Farm Safety Specialist:
Blair Takahashi: blair.takahashi@gov.ab.ca, Phone: 403-388-4030

Resources for current FarmSafe Alberta users

For SharePoint assistance:
Blair Takahashi: blair.takahashi@gov.ab.ca

Additional options in farm safety planning

  • Contact a Certifying Partner and inquire about their Health and Safety Management System training options.
  • Download this Occupational Health and Safety Tool Kit for Small Business from WorkSafe Alberta.
  • Download Farm Safety Planning to understand the importance of safe farm practices to you, your co-workers, friends and family.
  • Research other planning guides and templates from across Canada. Please note that Occupational Health and Safety legislation is provincially regulated. Be sure the plan or template you choose is appropriate for Alberta.

Additional online farm safety resources

Contact

To connect with Alberta Farm Safety Program:

Toll free: 310-FARM (3276)
Email: farm.safety@gov.ab.ca