Growing Farm Safety Webinar Series

This webinar series finds important safety concerns for your farm or ranch and brings in an expert on the topic to help you learn how to manage these concerns.  The 2022 series includes information about contractors, substance abuse and psychological health and safety.

The Impact of One Decision – Version for Corporate Safety Stand Downs, Safety Meetings and Conferences (Includes Marijuana in the workplace)

Presented by:
Amanda Oling,
Motivational & Impaired Driving Prevention Speaker

WEBINAR SUMMARY

Life is a sequence of one decisions, which ones will you make? It’s not only impaired driving, but every decision you make in your life that impacts someone else. Using her personal story of losing her Dad to an impaired driver while she was working as a police officer as an example, Amanda expertly shows students just how far one decision truly can reach. 

BIOGRAPHY:

Amanda Oling grew up in the small rural agricultural hamlet of Tomahawk, Alberta and still lives rural to this day near Beaverlodge, Alberta. After completing University, she began a career in law enforcement that lasted for 15 years. She was used to seeing the fall out of other people's decisions, but never in her wildest dreams did she think that one day someone else’s decision would affect her life in a drastic way and end up costing her something precious in her life.

Amanda is a very powerful and impactful professional speaker now and her presentation "The Impact of One Decision" leaves audiences with just one question: "what are you willing to lose?" Described as attitude changing, inspirational and life altering, Amanda's presentation focuses on the risks and consequences associated with the decisions we sometimes take for granted.

 

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Back to Basics, A Focus on Personal Wellness

Presented by:
Kim Moffat

WEBINAR SUMMARY

It is a new year and if your emotional gas tank feels like it is running on empty, you are not alone! Demands on farmers and their families continue to grow and it may feel like there isn’t enough time to recover between the multiple stressors that meet us every day at the farm gate. Join Kim to learn new ways to help manage your stress while building your resilience.

BIOGRAPHY:

Kim is a counsellor who has worked in mental health for over thirty years. She worked extensively for twenty years with farm families at the Manitoba Farm, Rural and Northern Support Services. Currently she facilitates the University of Guelph ‘In the Know’ mental health literacy training for farmers and industry. She is the owner of Maple Grove Counselling and Consulting, specializing in farm and rural mental health. Having grown up on a mixed farm and later farming with her partner Brent, Kim feels at home working with farmers and their families, helping them to live happy and healthy lives.

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