Passport to Safety Contest
Health & Safety Training:
Health and safety training is key in preventing incident and injury on the farm. Farm Safety Nova Scotia offers health and safety training either online or in workshop and webinar format with training partners.
To enter the contest, you must be a resident of Nova Scotia, Farm Safety Nova Scotia social media follower, reader of the E-news, or a member of the NSFA. No purchase is necessary to enter.
- Earn points for the courses taken; each course is worth 3 points, earning a maximum of 48 points.
- 10 bonus points will be given to those who complete the OHS Scavenger Hunt!
- The top three-point earners will receive a prize.
Farm Safety Nova Scotia Prize Package.
Contest start date is March 1, 2021. Submissions must be received by 4:30 pm on May 31, 2021. Entries can be mailed to Farm Safety Nova Scotia, faxed to 902-893-7063, or feel free to scan and email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Limit one entry per learner. Courses with expiry dates that are past their expiry dates do not qualify for points.
There are 16 courses in the Passport to Safety. The courses are described and there is space to note when the course was taken and/or the expiry date. With the digital or printed copy of the Passport, note the training you have already taken by adding the date and/or expiry date. The courses you haven’t taken, attend the course through workshops or webinars or take it through an online course offered on the Farm Safety Nova Scotia Website. Online courses, endorsement testing, chainsaw safety, and lockout do not expire. Each course taken will be worth 3 points. The top three-point earners will receive a Farm Safety Nova Scotia Prize Pack.
Hints and Tips to help you get started:
The following courses are available online on the Farm Safety Nova Scotia Website:
- Introduction to Farm Safety
- WHMIS 2015
- Tractor and Farm Machinery (applies toward Tractor Safety Awareness & Farm Implement Operation)
- Skidsteer Safety Awareness
- Agriculture Road Safety
- Animal Handling
Gear Up for Ag is scheduled for March 16 from 9:30am – 11:30pm or 1:30-3:00pm. Enroll today.
Offered through training partners of Farm Safety Nova Scotia are the following:
- Pesticide Safety
- Chainsaw Safety
- First Aid
- Confined Space
- Fall Protection
- Endorsement Testing
Contact Farm Safety Nova Scotia at 902-957-2785 or email@example.com to schedule a course with one of our training partners.
10 bonus points can be earned by completing the online OHS Scavenger Hunt found with our Available Online Courses. Note that you have taken this course by adding it in the space provided at the back of the Passport to Safety under “Add Your Own Course.”
Please include the following information with your submission: first and last name, mailing address, phone number, and email address, if you have one. By participating, contest entrants: (1) represent that they have complied with these Official Contest Rules; (2) grant Farm Safety Nova Scotia the right to use their name, town/city, province, and likeness, (3) release Farm Safety Nova Scotia from all liability in connection with this Contest. Farm Safety Nova Scotia is not responsible for lost, late or misdirected entries, or incomplete/incorrect entries.
If mailing your submission, please send a copy; the original is yours to keep. Copies can be scanned, photocopied or pictures taken of the original Passport to Safety.
Mail: Farm Safety Nova Scotia, 7 Atlantic Central Drive, East
Mountain, NS B6L 2Z2
To download full contest details, click Passport to Safety.
Click Passport to Safety to download a digital copy of the Passport.
For a printed copy of the Passport to Safety contact Farm Safety Nova Scotia at one of the methods above.
Stick Figure Contest
Everyone can draw a stick figure! Let’s see your creativity put to the test by drawing a stick figure decal representing one of the five messages below. The five key messages are used to promote road safety for both farmers and road users. Help us deliver the safety message by drawing your representation of one of the five key messages below stick figure style.
1. Drivers and operators obey traffic safety laws and drive defensively to protect their health and safety.
2. Slow down and focus on the road.
3. Tractors don’t usually travel far down the road. Be Patient.
4. Anticipate farm equipment turning off the road. Look for turn signals.
5. Keep a safe distance when following farm machinery
NSFA staff will pick the winner for each key message.
Winners will receive a farm safety prize pack plus their stick man rendition of the message will be professional drawn, printed as stickers, and distributed.
Contest closes June 11, 2021. Submissions must be received by 4:30 pm on June 11. Entries can be dropped off, faxed, or mailed to Farm Safety Nova Scotia or feel free to scan and email them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mail: Farm Safety Nova Scotia, 7 Atlantic Central Drive, East Mountain, NS B6L 2Z2