Ag for Life Mobile Safety Unit

Ag for Life’s Mobile Safety Unit will travel to rural schools, communities, fairs, and other events around North America to educate, encourage and promote farm safety to students and farm families.  The Mobile Unit will highlight many hazards faced on the farm such as large equipment, water, grain, overhead powerlines and underground infrastructure and provide educational information around mitigating these and other risks.  Modularity will be built into program content so that it can be tailored to various audiences and expanded as needed.  Digital applications will be utilized and allow for content sharing with like-minded organizations around the world.

“Farm safety is a priority for us at Agrium, and we proud to work with Ag for Life and provides$650,000 capital funding for the development of this Mobile Safety Unit,” states Agrium’s Leslie O’Donoghue, Executive Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategy and Chief Risk Officer.

“This exciting initiative will significantly increase the depth and breadth of Ag for Life’s farm safety programming by reaching a greater audience in an impactful and results-oriented manner,” says Luree Williamson, Ag for Life CEO.  “We are proud to work together to keep farm families safe.”

The goal is to have the mobile safety unit on the road and attending events by September 2017.  Ag for Life is currently seeking matched operational funding from additional sponsors in order to maximize program reach.

For those interested in booking the Mobile Safe Unit please contact info@agricultureforlife.ca.

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