Media Release: AgSafe BC adds COVID-19 workplace safety resources to website for farmers and ranchers

MEDIA RELEASE

AgSafe BC adds COVID-19 workplace safety resources to website for farmers and ranchers

Langley, BC / March 24, 2020 – AgSafe BC has updated their website with COVID-19 related workplace safety resources. New resources can be found under the Emergency Planning Resources section and include:

  • Agricultural Site COVID-19 Prevention Procedures
  • Enhanced Cleaning
  • Exposure Control Plan
  • Employer Protocol for Pandemic
  • Health Questionnaire
  • Safety Notice for Workers
  • Signage: Social Distancing

The health and safety association is working with farmers and ranchers in British Columbia to address workplace safety practices affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. If you are an agricultural employer in B.C. here is how you can access their health and safety services:

  1. Contact your regional AgSafe BC Safety Consultant or Advisor.
  2. Visit AgSafeBC.ca for safety information and documents related to your industry.
  3. Call the AgSafe BC office at 1-877-533-1789 or email Contact@AgSafeBC.ca.
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Wendy Bennett, AgSafeBC Executive Director –

“This is a constantly changing situation,” stated Wendy Bennett, AgSafe BC executive director. “We are monitoring the situation very closely and working with other associations and organizations to keep on top of best practices. We will be updating our materials and information as needed.”

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About AgSafe

AgSafe is the non-profit health and safety association for agricultural producers in British Columbia providing site-specific consultation and on-site safety education, as well as online workplace safety resources and materials.

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Media Contact
Lennea Durant
Media Relations
AgSafe BC
604-875-1182
lenneadurant@shaw.ca