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Farm Safety Week – March 11-17

Preventing Injuries on the Farm

This week is “Farm Safety Week” in Saskatchewan and across Canada. Preventing injuries on the farm is a major concern for both farmers and governments alike.

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Accidents happen when we are in a hurry, or when we’re not rested. These 2 factors are commonplace in many farmers working day. Farmers are constantly hurrying to keep up with weather systems and changing seasons, and a lack of sleep generally starts with seeding and continues until after harvest (perhaps with a short summer nap in between!).

“This week helps to remind farmers and ranchers to keep farm safety at the forefront of any operation year round,” Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart said.

Read the full Global News story here.

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