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9 Ways Agriculture Workers Can Stay Safe While Doing Harvesting Work

Harvesting equipment is some of the most dangerous machinery you will encounter on the job. You may be less familiar with the...


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Tags: Agribusiness

6 Farm Machinery Hazards That Agribusiness Workers Need to Be Aware Of

Even though farm machinery manufacturers try to ensure that their products are safe by equipping them with safety guards,...


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18 Tips for Agricultural Employees to Safely Handle Big Hay Bales

In agriculture, personal protective equipment such as air-purifying respirators, powered air purifiers, gas masks and...


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Toxic Gas Precautions Those Working in Agribusiness Should Be Aware Of

In agriculture, personal protective equipment such as air-purifying respirators, powered air purifiers, gas masks and...


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How to Keep Greenhouse Workers Safe While Working in Hot Temperatures

As global temperatures rise, it’s important to monitor greenhouse workers for symptoms of heat stress and take proper precautions...


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Safety Practices and Tips for Grain Handlers to Minimize Risks at Work

The grain handling industry is dangerous because of the range of common emergencies facilities often face. Potential blows to...


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5 Principles to Understanding Agricultural Integrated Pest Management

Pest management is often reduced to one of two general approaches: applying pesticides at scheduled times throughout the year,...


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10 Ways Farm Workers Can Lift and Stoop Without Injury While Working

Those employees working in agriculture will need to lift heavy loads and stoop excessively, both of which can cause serious back...


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3 Ways Agricultural Workers Can Reduce Their Exposure to Grain Dust

Grain dust is a serious concern for many farmers. Exposure to grain dust can result in eye, skin and upper respiratory tract...


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4 Types of Cyber Attacks That Commonly Target the Agriculture Sector

The agriculture sector is a key part of Canada’s economy, trade and food supply. A cybersecurity breach could be detrimental to...


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8 Ways to Safely Handle Agricultural Animals and Prevent Injuries

Animal handling can be a dangerous practice. Untrained or inexperienced individuals risk misreading a situation and approaching...


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COVID-19 & Business Interruption Insurance: A Brief Q&A

 

Got questions about how the current COVID-19 pandemic relates to your commercial insurance? Thanks to the Insurance Bureau of...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

Tractor Safety Precautions for Agriculture Workers

 

Tractor accidents are one of the main cause of farming deaths. Losing control of the equipment can result in the operator or...


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Canada's Classes of Cannabis

 

Amendments to the Cannabis Act that came into effect Oct. 17 introduced three new classes of cannabis available for public...


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4 Hazards for Grain Handling Facility Operators

 

Any industry that involves moving and storing grains is at risk for experiencing explosions, fires, entrapment, flammable...


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11 Ways to Reduce Risk of Injuries from Grain Augers

 

Though grain augers have made farming tasks much easier, they are one of the main causes of injury and death in agribusiness.


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5 Principles of Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

 

Pest management is often reduced to one of two general approaches: applying pesticides at scheduled times throughout the year,...


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What To Do for Crop Insurance Claim Reporting

 

Any time you have crop damage that will adversely affect your yield or the value of your crop, you may be eligible to file a...


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Direct Marketing and Product Liability for Farmers

 

Direct marketing is an efficient way for farmers to interact with consumers and capture the full value of their harvests...


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How Managing Agriculture Safety Can Save You Money

 

As an agribusiness, how many on-the-job accidents did you have last year? If you want to spend less on injury costs, you need...


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The Cannabis Act and How Employers Should Respond

 

The legalization of marijuana for recreational (non-medical) purposes across Canada not only affects the general public, but it...


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Product Liability Insurance for the Cannabis Industry

 

Those operating in the legal marijuana sector face innumerable exposures related to things like motor vehicle accidents, bodily...


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Preventing Theft in the Cannabis Industry

 

Cultivating and selling cannabis can be a lucrative business, particularly as the industry continues to grow. However, because...


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Canada’s Cannabis Regulations and What They Mean to You as a Retail Operator

 

Given that Canada operates under a federated system, it can be difficult to understand the complexities of cannabis legislation...


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Four simple steps to protect your small business

As a small business owner, you have poured your heart and soul into your work. Building your own business venture takes drive and...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate,

The three pillars of effective digital marketing

Small businesses do not always have the time or resources to dedicate much to their marketing efforts, but they have a lot to...


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Crime Insurance - Protecting you from criminal acts and behaviour

Crime is everywhere. From petty street crime to multi million dollar fraud, it can take many different forms. There are many ways...


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North American CEOs among the most optimistic: report

Cyber threats top the list of worries from corporate leaders 

Corporate optimism about short term prospects rose to record...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Construction, Contractors & Real Estate, Retail & Hospitality,

Elements of an effective slogan

A recent article in the Guardian pitches a formula for an effective charity slogan: “Unique + ruthless = unforgettable.”


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Adding an Additional Insured to your policy

Somebody asked to be added to my General Liability insurance policy as Additional Insured — what does this mean?


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Everything you ever wanted to know about deductibles

Most people understand that deductibles refer to the amount you’d pay out of pocket in the event of a claim, but there’s more to...


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Tags: Manufacturing, Personal Solutions, Nonprofit, Sports & Recreation,

Commercial General Liability 101

Wondering about the basics to Commercial General Liability Insurance? Here's an explainer from Axis.


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