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Safety & Security

Efficiency. Safety. Security.

Fertilizer Canada promotes the safe and secure manufacturing, handling, storage, transportation and application of commercial fertilizers thereby protecting employees, transportation workers, first responders, farmers and the general public from risk due to accidental release, environmental emergency, or criminal misuse of fertilizer products.

Codes of Practice

Ensuring fertilizer safety requires standardized Codes of Practice and a coordinated effort among all industry stakeholders.

Training Resources

Browse training resources for Fertilizer Canada’s ongoing safety initiatives and world–class eLearning training programs.

Innovative Research. Collaborative Planning.

Fertilizer is food for plants and imperative for growing healthy food for Canadians. Without fertilizer, global food production would be approximately half of current levels. To feed the projected global population in 2050, we will need to increase food production by approximately 70 percent. The world relies on the safe and responsible distribution and use of fertilizer products to meet this demand.

Fertilizer Canada promotes the safe and secure manufacturing, handling, storage, transportation, and application of commercial fertilizers. The Canadian fertilizer industry is widely viewed as a world leader in fertilizer safety, with industry-leading, world-class Codes of Practice. Our practices are continuously reviewed to ensure we remain responsible in our procedures and practices.

Innovative Research. Collaborative Planning.

Advocating sustainability, stewardship, safety and security through standards and codes of practice.

Fertilizer is food for plants.

Farmers use fertilizer to grow nutritious food for Canadians and people around the world.

Fertilizer is food for plants

Fertilizer are highly effective when used by farmers.

But some nitrogen fertilizers can be dangerous if not handled properly.

Fertilizer are highly effective when used by farmers
Fertilizer Canada takes a leadership role

Fertilizer Canada takes a leadership role.

Fertilizer Canada takes a leadership role in the stewardship of fertilizer products by working closely with government officials, firefighters, farmers, agri-retail associations and community leaders.

The fertilizer industry has strict standards for fertilizer safety and security.

The fertilizer industry has strict standards for fertilizer safety and security.

Third party auditors travel across Canada to help fertilizer facilities ensure they are meeting the highest standard of safety and security.

Fertilizer Canada champions industry-led, world-class Codes of Practice and Training Programs

Which ensure the safe and secure handling, storage, transportation and application of fertilizer products.

Fertilizer Canada champions industry-led, world-class Codes of Practice and Training Programs

Canada has among the world’s most stringent government regulations for fertilizer safety and security.

Canada has among the world's most stringent government regulations for fertilizer safety and security.
Fertilizer Canada is committed to utilizing best management practices for the safety and security of fertilizer use.

Fertilizer Canada is committed to utilizing best management practices for the safety and security of fertilizer use.

We are constantly evaluating and improving requirements and we will continue to do so to ensure the safety of our Canadian communities.