Helping Farmers and Agri-Food Operators Protect Workers’ Safety – March 22 (3:45 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.)

by Nathan Couvillon

Webinar will provide guidance on requirements and best practices for managing the risk of COVID-19.

The Ontario Government, through Workplace Safety and Prevention Services (WSPS), is providing information sessions to help farmers and other agri-food operators better protect workers’ health and safety and prevent COVID-19 outbreaks. The webinar session for South Western Ontario is being offered on March 22, 2021 and is hosted by Ernie Hardeman, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs in collaboration with Randy Pettapiece, the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister and MPP Rick Nicholls. This will take place from 3:45 – 4:45 pm on March 22, 2021. For more information, please look to the accompanying attachment.

The 2021 growing season is already underway in some parts of the agri-food industry and temporary foreign agricultural workers have started to arrive in Ontario. This information session will help all farmers and operators enhance health and safety requirements and apply best practices in their operations.

View the attached document to learn more about the session, and to register for one of our regional sessions, please visit:

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