Farm Safety for Kids

FSNS recognizes that children are working and growing up on the farm. It is important that children understand what they need to know to keep themselves safe. FSNS hosts a number of workshops throughout the year targeted towards youth.

Cultivate Safety

Cultivate Safety has a number of great resources for children on the farm.

Progressive Agricultural Safety Foundation

The Progressive Agricultural Safety Foundation brings health and safety to farming communities around the world.  They provide tools and resources to kids in farming communities so they can prevent incident and injury on the farm.  The Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® program is a one-day health and safety program that provides children in the community, whether they live on or off farm,with on farm safety tools and resources . Safety Days are designed for children aged 7-13 years and they are hands-on, fun, and safe for children.

Addition resources are provided in the form of short YouTube videos on various farm health and safety topics such as farm equipment, electricity, fire safety, sun safety, grain safety, animal handling, hearing, mental health, seat belts, water safety, etc.  Visit PAFSafetyDays to watch and learn.

Farm Safety Activity Book

This activity book is designed to teach children about some of the hazards that exist on the farm. There are “On your farm…” activities associated with each topic. These activities are designed so that the children take what they have learned from the activity and apply it on his/her farm. The “On your farm…” activities should be completed with the supervision of an adult.  Click the picture below to download and/or print a copy of your own.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coloring Book Pages

Choose your favorite farm safety pictures from the list below.  Download and print.  Then color to your hearts content.

ATV Safety

Fire Extinguisher Safety

Tractor Safety

 

Puzzles

Fill in the Blanks.   Test your Farm Safety knowledge with these fill in the blanks.  Download and/or print.  Have Fun!

COVID-19 Word Search.   Can you find all the words?

COVID-19 COMIC.    Assemble this comic book and then read aloud.

 

Events

  1. Ergonomic Safety For Farm Women!

    December 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  2. Farm Safety Nova Scotia Annual Meeting

    December 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. Mental Fitness 101: Foundational Elements to Building a Mental Fitness Plan

    December 4 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
  4. Discovering the Root of Your Back Story: Prevention and Understanding of Back Injuries

    December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Contact Us

7 Atlantic Central Drive
East Mountain, N.S.
B6L 2Z2

o: 902-893-2293
f: 902-893-7036
e: info@farmsafetyns.ca

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