Safety Courses

Safety training is still being made available to farmers and farm employees through the Federation of Agriculture.

  • First Aid and CPR
  • Forklift
  • Confined Spaces
  • Tractor Safety
  • Fall Protection
  • WHMIS
  • Class 3A Driving Training
  • Welding Safety
If there is any other training you are seeking and do not see it listed above, please contact charlottec@peifa.ca and we will do our best to organize and offer that training.

2 Day Standard Standard First Aid and CPR Course dates :

September 24th-25th– Stratford

September 27th-28th– Stratford

The PEIFA is offering courses through Island First Aid Services for $70+hst. The courses are 2 days in length and are good for 3 years. If you have several people needing training in your workplace courses can also be arranged at the farm for a minimum of 8 people. For further information on these courses or any other training opportunities please contact Charlotte at the PEIFA office 902-368-7289.or charlottec@peifa.ca

Courses are 2 days in length and cost $70+hst. To register contact Charlotte at 368-7289.

 


Federation of Agriculture offering Forklift Training through the FCC AgSafety Fund

The PEIFA has received funding for forklift safety training through the Farm Credit Canada AgSafety Fund administered through the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association. This training is open to farm employees needing recertification as well as those who may be entering into employment in the agriculture sector.

Courses will be held across the Island and can he hosted at the farm. This training is being offered at a discounted rate of $20 per person. Space is limited.

Available dates:

September 27th, 28th & 29th

October 3rd, 4th, 6th, 11th, 12th

For more information please contact the PEIFA office 902-368-7289.


Electrical Safety

Maritime Electric is offering electrical safety presentations to better educate Islanders on the importance of electrical safety at home and at the workplace. Presentations can be booked for your staff or organization through Maritime Electric at the link below:

http://www.maritimeelectric.com/safety/safety_programs/safp_presentations.aspx


Class 3A Driver Training

The PEI Federation of Agriculture is partnering with Skills PEI to offer Class 3A driver license training to farmers,farm employees, or anyone looking to enter the agriculture industry.

The course will be 3 weeks in duration, and to be eligible you must be:

  • Unemployed;
  • EI eligible;
  • Or Currently in receipt of Employment Insurance

The course will be offered through JVI, starting every 3 weeks.

If you are interested please sign up early as space is limited. For further details and to register, please contact Charlotte Crooks – Farm Safety Coordinator at (902) 368-7289 or by email charlottec@peifa.ca .


Hazard and Risk Assessment Workshops

The Federation of Agriculture in partnership with the Workers Compensation Board and CASA will be offering Hazard and Risk Assessment workshops throughout the year. The workshops will give insight on how to prevent injury and accidents on the farm by learning how to properly identify hazards and risks, and develop and implement a plan to keep safe and avoid accidents.

To attend a workshop, or to set one up at your farm contact Charlotte at 368-7289 or by email charlottec@peifa.ca .