What is AWSA?
The Agrichemical Warehousing Standards Association (AWSA) was founded, and is managed by warehouse operators, manufacturers, distributors and governments working together. Its mission is the continuous improvement of agrichemical warehouse performance in Canada through the establishment of standards to improve environmental protection, working conditions and business risk.
This is accomplished by Auditing operations for compliance with industry developed standards.
- AWSA Auditors audit three programs on behalf AWSA
- Agrichemical Warehousing Standards
- Accredited Seed Treatment Operations
- Protected Agricultural Stewardship Standards
AWSA is pleased to partner with Fertilizer Canada as the exclusive Code auditing provider. AWSA’s experience in managing other similar programs coupled with AWSA’s trained auditors creates an excellent partnership.
AWSA Auditors audit four programs on behalf Fertilizer Canada
- Ammonia (NH3) Code of Practice
- Ammonium Nitrate (AN) Code of Practice
- Calcium Ammonium Nitrate (CAN) Code of Practice
- 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program
Board of Directors
The AWSA is an association that has succeeded the Warehousing Committee of the Crop Protection Institute of Canada in activities related to warehousing standards. Its bylaws permit a Supervisory Board of not more than 13 persons representing
- Certificate Holders
- Public Warehouses
Nutrien Ag Solutions (Canada) Inc.
Steve Rongits – Chair
FS Partners, a division of GROWMARK Inc.
Sprucedale Agromart Ltd.
Federated Co-operatives Ltd.
Acropolis Warehouseing Inc.
Bayer CropScience Canada
AWSA’s management company is Funnel Communications Inc. Please note our office address:
189 Queen Street East, Suite 1, Toronto, ON M5A 1S2