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Farmers Safety Corner – Fatigue

Join the Farm Safety Advisor in talking about how fatigue can affect the health and safety of all workers on farm. Factors that affect fatigue may include long hours, lack of sleep, stress, or underlying medical conditions. Join us for the discussion on fatigue and take away some hints and tips from other farms on … Continued

Fall Protection

Dartmouth - SSNS 1-201 Brownlow Ave 1-201 Brownlow Ave, Dartmouth

The goal of this course is to ensure students know why it is important to have a fall protection procedure in place. This course engages students with a mix of instructor presentations, class discussion and practical demonstrations using fall arrest equipment. COURSE OUTLINE Falling Hazards from Heights Internal Responsibility System Regulatory Requirements CSA Standards Equipment - … Continued

Forklift Operator Training

Dartmouth - SSNS 1-201 Brownlow Ave 1-201 Brownlow Ave, Dartmouth

Employers are required under the Nova Scotia Occupational Health & Safety Act to provide training to all persons operating forklift equipment. This course focuses on safe practices and procedures for operating forklifts. It is a comprehensive classroom program suitable for both experienced and novice operators. During the training participants will be instructed on the proper … Continued

Farmers Safety Corner – Preparing for an Emergency

Join the Farm Safety Advisor in talking about how to prepare for an emergency on the farm. We will explore the need for trained first aiders, how many trained first aiders are required on farm. Fire extinguishers, and where to place them, creating maps of the farm to identify fire hazards and where emergency equipment … Continued

Fall Protection

Dartmouth - SSNS 1-201 Brownlow Ave 1-201 Brownlow Ave, Dartmouth

The goal of this course is to ensure students know why it is important to have a fall protection procedure in place. This course engages students with a mix of instructor presentations, class discussion and practical demonstrations using fall arrest equipment. COURSE OUTLINE Falling Hazards from Heights Internal Responsibility System Regulatory Requirements CSA Standards Equipment - … Continued

Farmers Safety Corner – Preparing for an Emergency

Join the Farm Safety Advisor in talking about how to prepare for an emergency on the farm. We will explore the need for trained first aiders, how many trained first aiders are required on farm. Fire extinguishers, and where to place them, creating maps of the farm to identify fire hazards and where emergency equipment … Continued

Forklift Operator Training

Dartmouth - SSNS 1-201 Brownlow Ave 1-201 Brownlow Ave, Dartmouth

Employers are required under the Nova Scotia Occupational Health & Safety Act to provide training to all persons operating forklift equipment. This course focuses on safe practices and procedures for operating forklifts. It is a comprehensive classroom program suitable for both experienced and novice operators. During the training participants will be instructed on the proper … Continued

Recognizing and Responding to Farmers at Risk

Given the demands and  high levels of occupational stress, farmers can sometimes struggle with their mental health. The pressures and workload can feel overwhelming, often leaving farmers to suffer alone in silence. This webinar will provide information to help recognize someone who may be in distress and thinking about suicide. We will discuss helpful steps … Continued

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Farmers Safety Corner – Winter Safety

Join the Farm Safety Advisor in talking about Nova Scotia winters and the common hazards associated with them to include power outages, generators, carbon monoxide, slipping hazards, heavy snow, freezing rain, shoveling and staying fit if this is your off season. Participants can join the meeting over the phone or online through Zoom Meetings. Click … Continued

Fall Protection

Dartmouth - SSNS 1-201 Brownlow Ave 1-201 Brownlow Ave, Dartmouth

The goal of this course is to ensure students know why it is important to have a fall protection procedure in place. This course engages students with a mix of instructor presentations, class discussion and practical demonstrations using fall arrest equipment. COURSE OUTLINE Falling Hazards from Heights Internal Responsibility System Regulatory Requirements CSA Standards Equipment - … Continued