Hotline For Incident Assistance
In the case that your farm or ranch experiences a serious incident (including fatality, injury, property damage or a near miss), a response from Occupational Health and Safety Officers may follow. AgSafe Alberta is dedicated to providing assistance to farms and ranches as they work through this process.
for INCIDENT ASSISTANCE
If your farm or ranch falls under the jurisdiction of Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) legislation and you experience a serious incident, AgSafe Alberta is available 24/7 to provide you with CONFIDENTIAL support. Your call is connected directly to an AgSafe Alberta representative.
On-site or over-the-phone assistance
Working through stop work/use orders or demands issued by OHS
Information on applicable reporting requirements
Information on return-to-work programs for injured workers
When should you call the HOTLINE?
You’ve had a serious incident occur on your farm or ranch, including: injury, illness, property damage, near misses
OHS has arrived on your farm or ranch to perform an inspection or investigation
You’re unsure of the reporting requirements for OHS in Alberta
Call 911 in the event of a life-threatening emergency.
For livestock emergencies – contact Alberta Farm Animal Care at 1-800-506-2273
For spills, releases, or environmental contamination – contact Alberta Environment or Transportation and Dangerous Goods at 1-800-222-6514.