The National Summit 2020: Driving Safety & Productivity in Canadian Agriculture will build on the outputs of the National Consultation process of Agrivita Canada Inc., the Canadian Centre for Health and Safety in Agriculture (CCHSA), and the Centre for Research and Expertise in Occupational Disease (CREOD). 

Vision: A new generation of knowledge and technology Turning the Tide of Injury and Death in Agriculture in Canada.

Goals:

  1. Celebrate: 2019 - 2024 Canadian AgriSafety Applied Science Program
  2. Identify and Develop: New projects and partnerships for the Canadian AgriSafety Applied Science Program
  3. Knowledge Exchange: Most recent knowledge, concepts and views

Reception

Reception and Poster Session

Date: June 8, 2020 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a celebration of the 2014 - 2018 Canadian AgriSafety Applied Research Program and launch of the new 2019 - 2024 Canadian AgriSafety Applied Science Program.

  • Cocktails (cash bar)
  • Appetizers
  • Casual dress

Where: Sheraton Cavalier Hotel | 612 Spadina Cresent | Saskatoon, SK

Summit

National Summit 2020: Driving Safety & Productivity in Canadian Agriculture

Date: June 9, 2020 | 9 am - 4:30 pm

         Check-in opens at 8 am

         Summit begins at 9 am

Where: Sheraton Cavalier Hotel | 612 Spadina Cresent | Saskatoon, SK

Accommodations: Available at a reduced rate at the Sheraton Cavalier Hotel and can be booked online here.  Other accommodations available close to the event in downtown Saskatoon include:

Delta Hotel Bessborough 

Park Town Hotel

Holiday Inn Saskatoon Downtown

Delta Hotels by Marriott Saskatoon Downtown

Overview of Day

      Morning to include: 

  • Opening remarks
  • 2019 - 2024 Canadian AgriSafety Applied Science Program Panel
  • Keynote Talks

     Lunch provided

      Afternoon to include:

  • Orientation to Hierarchy of Control and roundtable process
  • Rotating roundtable discussions
  • Wrap-up and concluding remarks

Roundtable Topics

The National Summit 2020: Driving Safety & Productivity in Canadian Agriculture will feature roundtable discussions focused on ten key priority areas of health and safety in Canadian agriculture in the context of the Six Steps to Safety. The topics will include the following:

  1. Stress and Mental Health
  2. Migrant Workers
  3. Inhaled Hazards and Confined Spaces
  4. Children and Older Workers
  5. Viruses and Infections
  6. Six Steps to Safety
  7. Cannabis Production
  8. Musculoskeletal Injuries
  9. Machinery and Injuries
  10. Ecological Transitions in Agriculture

Resources