Use Your Emergency Contact List of who to call and follow your General Procedures, also include the following:


Call 911, tell the dispatcher the nature of the injury and what is the immediate response that is needed.

Steps or Activities that should be taken:

  • Until first responder arrives, render first aid and emergency medical treatment to the best of your abilities and First Aid training;
  • Do not move victim(s) unless you must do so for their safety and to prevent further injury;
  • Do not interfere with the scene of the accident unless it is critical for the safety of the victim;
  • To the extent possible, use your training experience to prevent further damage to people, animals, environment and farm assets through quick and appropriate action and proper use of any emergency response equipment; and
  • Try to keep the person calm.

Upon arrival of emergency first responders, direct them to the location of any victims or facilities that require their attention and services.

Direct all inquiries to farm management. When the emergency is over, farm management and/or skilled investigators will conduct a proper inquiry.


If Critical Injury or Fatality:

  • Contact Ministry of Labour Health and Safety Contact Centre: 1-877-202-0008
  • Contact Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB) within three days (1-800-387-0750)