The federal and provincial governments are providing financial support to help farmers and agri-food workplaces manage and identify transmission risks to protect their workforces from COVID-19.
Through Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS), farmers and agri-food businesses can access professional advice and consulting services for relevant needs. Workplaces may be eligible for two days of services (worth $2,000 - paid for by the Canadian Agricultural Partnership). Learn more here.
The following workplaces are eligible:
- Employers, farm sector organizations and farm associations
- Provincially licensed meat plants
- Other food processors who employ 1-49 employees
WSPS, in collaboration with OMAFRA, is also offering a series of free live webinars specific for agri-food businesses to help them stay up-to-date on legislative updates, new and