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Selecting Age-Appropriate Farm Tasks for Youth

Children play an active role on many farms and ranches and are often eager to work alongside their family members. Janice Donkers, farm safety youth coordinator with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry explains why the North American Guidelines for Children’s Agricultural Tasks (NAGCAT) is a helpful resource.

Interview with Janice Donkers (3:05 minutes) (1.41 Mb)

To obtain a free copy of the North American Guidelines for Children’s Agricultural Tasks, parents, caregivers, health or safety professionals, and educators are encouraged to contact the Alberta Farm Safety Program at farm.safety@gov.ab.ca or visit the program’s website at www.agriculture.alberta.ca/farmsafety.

 
 
Source : Alberta Ag and Forestry

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