As wildfires continue to affect B.C.’s Southern Interior, employers and workers must remain vigilant about the potential health risks posed by smoke exposure.
Winter can be hazardous for agriculture workers who drive as part of their job. Whether it’s heading into town, hauling livestock, or checking on other parts of the property, they face an increased risk of being injured or killed while behind the wheel.
Submitted by Road Safety at Work and the Winter Driving Safety Alliance.
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Read full article Beef in BC.Original article ran in Beef in BC April Issue.
New AgSafe resources address slip, trip, fall hazards in B.C. agricultural workplaces.
“Cannabis farming is new to AgSafe and we want to be sure we are meeting employers’ needs,” Tadhg says. “We established a working group and are developing new safety resources for training workers — specifically for the cannabis industry.”
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