Safety Courses

The PEIFA continues to work with service partners to offer training in the following:

  • Forklift
  • CPR & First Aid
  • Mental Health First Aid
  • Livestock Handling
  • Tractor Safety

There are a variety of online courses that can be beneficial to all agricultural businesses. Check out each link to find the ones that apply to you.


Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) has many online resources for farmers and several are free. Until September 30, 2020 the following courses are free.

The Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is a resource for many different online safety programs. There are online e-Courses and classroom courses. Some have fees while others are free. Please check them out for your WHMIS and other safety needs.

Free online e-Courses from CCOHS

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.

Our Farm Safety Officer is also available to do presentations on a variety of topics relating to farm safety. For further information please contact Crystal Fullerton at 902-368-7289.