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Remember to keep safety top of mind during the rush of harvest

Harvest is always a challenging time for farmers, especially in a year like this.

We got some farm safety tips from Morag Marjerison, a farm safety consultant with Keystone Agricultural Producers (KAP).

"It's an uncertain time. We've got weather conditions, crops not always good to go. People get in a rush, people get stressed and people get tired. They're working longer hours than other times of the year and really with the farm safety piece, I always think at harvest the main thing is just be conscious of those things. Take your time, particularly if things start going wrong. It's stressful and farmers know best practice. They know it inside out but just a human trait that when things start going wrong, sometimes we forget those things and people do actions that they wouldn't normally do."

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