Farm Safety: Fall Protection

Dartmouth – SSNS 1-201 Brownlow Ave 1-201 Brownlow Ave, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

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

Farm Safety: Forklift Operator Training

Dartmouth – SSNS 1-201 Brownlow Ave 1-201 Brownlow Ave, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

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

Cape Breton/Richmond Federation AGM

Cape Breton/Richmond Federation of Agriculture will be hosting their annual meeting on October 14th, beginning at 7pm. Location TBD.

Farm Safety: 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

Farm Safety: Fall Protection

Dartmouth – SSNS 1-201 Brownlow Ave 1-201 Brownlow Ave, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

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

Farm Safety: 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

Farm Safety: Forklift Operator Training

Dartmouth – SSNS 1-201 Brownlow Ave 1-201 Brownlow Ave, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

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

Farm Safety: 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

at-no-cost

Kings County Federation AGM

The Kings County Federation of Agriculture will be hosting their annual meeting on November 15th, beginning at 6:30pm. The meeting will be held in person at the Canning Fire Hall, and online via Zoom.