Working in Smoky Conditions during wildfires.
Slip | Trip | Fall
Slips, trips and falls are a leading cause of injury in agricultural workplaces. This video series addresses some common slipping, tripping and falling hazards and how to reduce the risk of injury.
Produced in partnership with: Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) | Canadian Agricultural Partnership | Government of Canada
Health & Safety Trivia for migrant workers new to B.C. (Spanish)
Certificate of Recognition (COR) Videos
Introduction to COR
The Founder and President of All Seasons Mushrooms explains why taking part in the Certificate of Recognition program was an easy decision.
What are the benefits?
Have you considered taking part in the Certificate of Recognition program?
Hear from those who have taken part to find out what it took to complete the program and how they have benefited.
3 Steps to COR
This video explains the three easy steps to obtaining your Certificate of Recognition (COR).
Watch this video and learn how your workplace can become COR certified.
Certificate of Recognition (COR)
for Large Employers
Certificate of Recognition (COR)
for Small Employers
Beef Cattle Handling Evaluation Videos
Beef Cattle Handling Facilities
This video looks at facility design considerations and maintenance practices.
Click here for more information
Beef Cattle Handling Facilities Page
Bullying and Harassment
What is Bullying and Harassment
This short video explains what behaviours indicate bullying or harassment is occurring and how to address the situation. It also explains what actions are not considered bullying or harassment but are reasonable workplace management protocols.
This video does not replace Respect in the Workplace training. Additional resources to build a customized Bullying and Harassment program are available here.
Dairy - Safety in the Milking Parlour
This video clip is an introduction to safe dairy livestock handling in the milking parlour/barn.
It is a useful aid to train new, young and inexperienced workers on British Columbia's (and Canada's) dairy farms.
It includes topics such as injury prevention, hygiene, personal protective equipment, ask your supervisor, dairy ergonomics, safe cleaning and dairy machinery safety.
It contains anecdotal stories from real life farmers who wish to mentor new workers on BC’s dairy farms.
Dairy - Safety in the Barn
This video clip is an introduction to safety for new and inexperienced workers handling dairy cows / livestock in the barn in British Columbia’s dairy farms.
It covers topics such as trips, falls, cow attack safety, moving dairy cows safely, escape routes, ask your supervisor for help and animal handling competency.
It also includes safety issues around electric and pneumatic farm equipment / gates on the dairy farm.
Dairy - Safety When Doing Advanced Tasks
This video clip is an introduction to safety for new workers to some of the more advanced tasks including calving cows safely, calf management, calf feeding, bull safety, medicating, ask your supervisor, personal protective equipment, treating cows, needle safety, injecting cows on British Columbia's dairy farms.
It contains interviews from real life farmers who mentor new workers on their respective dairy farms.
Emergency Preparedness Videos
WORKING IN SMOKY CONDITIONS
Wildfire smoke impacts agriculture and the safety of agricultural workers. There are risks associated with working in smoky conditions such as irritation to eyes, nose and throat, heat stress and dehydration, and working alone.
This video reviews safety protocols and practices to implement in order to manage the risk of working in smoky conditions.
WORKING IN EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS | LONG
Weather is a major factor in determining what jobs or tasks can be done daily and what controls must be in place before starting work.
This video discusses ways to safely accommodate ourselves and workers when it comes to working in the elements.
When production is in full swing, agricultural workers spend a lot of time working outdoors in summer heat and humidity. Intense heat can cause potentially life-threatening illnesses.
This video discusses the importance of, and ways to control heat stress and heat illness.
Working in extreme cold can lead to cold stress, hypothermia or serious illness. This video discusses ways to safely accommodate ourselves and workers when it comes to working in extreme cold conditions.
When working in large open spaces such as fields and range, lightning becomes a significant risk to agricultural workers. This video looks at a few simple rules producers and workers can follow to mitigate the risk of lightning.
Emergency Planning Resources
New Worker Orientation Videos
A short video to include in your new and young worker orientations.
Supporting booklets and checklists can be found on the here.
Apple Picking Like a Pro with Steve Brown (Part 2) By: Ambrosia Apples
Tallman Ladders: Tripod Ladder - Proper set up and use on hillsides. By: Washington State Department of Labor & Industries
Tripod Ladder Safety By: PublicResourceOrg
Slip | Trip | Fall
Safety Awareness Videos
Slips, trips and falls are a leading cause of injury in agricultural workplaces.
- Pay attention and know the hazards in your workspace.
- Anticipate changes in weather and surface conditions.
- Choose appropriate footwear for the job you do.
Produced in partnership with:
Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) | Canadian Agricultural Partnership | Government of Canada
Be careful where you put things so you don’t create a tripping hazard.
Keep shop floors clean and clear of tools, debris, or other items that could cause you to slip, trip, or fall.
Always face in and maintain 3 points of contact when getting on or off equipment.
Some hazards cannot be eliminated. Always pay attention to your surroundings.
Keep walkways free of things that could make you slip, trip, or fall.
Slips, Trips, Falls Page
Information and Q & A