Enhanced Agri-Food Workplace Protection Program Webinar (Ontario)
February 02, 2021
WHAT: Enhanced Agri-Food Workplace Protection Program Webinar
WHEN: February 2nd, 12:00pm (1 hr)
Description: Funding is available through this program to help eligible farm businesses with expenses related to the COVID-19 response. Bradley Shaw from the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs will provide an overview of the program, eligible expenses and how to submit your application. A question and answer period will follow the presentation.
HOW: Register for this Zoom meeting using the link below!
DID YOUR FARM BUSINESS incur costs related to COVID-19? Funding is available to help mitigate costs in the following categories:
- Preventative Occupational Health and Safety Measures for preventative occupational health and safety measures such as personal protective and medical testing equipment, enhanced cleaning and disinfection supplies and more. Learn more
- Worker Wages and Isolation Expenses for worker wages and isolation cost reimbursements for workplace positive COVID-19 cases and close contacts ordered to isolate. Learn more
- On-Farm Worker Safety Improvement Program for farm worker safety infrastructure projects up to $100,000 such as housing or workplace modifications and equipment to enhance health and safety of workers. Learn more
Eligible applications for cost-share funding related to worker protection will be received and assessed on a continuous basis, while funding is available OR until February 26th, 2021. This means it may be an advantage to submit an application as early as possible.
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