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BENEFITS & SAVINGS

If your company is in the seafood industry, harvesting, processing or aquaculture, in Nova Scotia and pay into WCB, chances are, you are a Fish Safe NS member!
 

Members are entitled to the following benefits & discounts:

  • $200 rebate for life raft inspection (one per member)

  • $100 rebate for immersion suit purchase or inspection (up to 3 per member)

  • $80 rebate for CSA-approved PFD purchase (up to 3 per member)

  • $145 discount on Marine Advanced First Aid

  • $80 discount on Marine Basic First Aid

  • $80 discount on Standard First Aid

  • $30 discount on Mental Health for the Workplace

  • $75 discount on Forklift Operator Certificate

  • Industry-specific safety training

  • Industry-specific occupational health and safety manual & prevention programs

  • Members have access to fully trained & professional Safety Advisors

  • A direct voice in the operation and priorities of Fish Safe NS and its Board of Directors

  • Industry-specific safety website with free resources

  • Shared best practices between members in the industry and other seafood sectors

  • Advocacy for safety in the NS Seafood industry along with having a steadfast voice at government level discussions

  • Reduced WCB rates, saving your company money, reducing injuries and increasing your bottom line. A 5% reduction annually more than covers the Fish Safe NS membership levy, our Fish Harvesting Members on average have seen a 10% decrease/year since 2015.

 

For any questions please reach out to our office. We would be pleased to discuss in detail the advantages of you and your company being a member of Fish Safe NS. 902-471-3534 email admin@fisheriessafety.ca ?

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Fish Safe NS offers all of the following training courses, with discounted rates for members:

  • Marine Basic First Aid (2 day)

  • Marine Advanced First Aid (5 day)

  • Mental Health First Aid for the workplace (1 day)

  • Standard First Aid Training (2 days)

  • Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls (1/2 day)

  • Safe Lifting (1/2 day)

  • Forklift operator certificate (1 day)

  • Joint Occupational Health & Safety Committee Training

  • Man Overboard Drill Training (2 hours) (free to members)

  • Vessel Preparedness Checks (2 hours) (free to members)

  • Wheelhouse Safety Logbook training (5-6 hours) (free to members)

*All safety resources created by Fish Safe NS, such as the Wheelhouse Safety Logbook, Safety Equipment Checklists, PFD signs, On-board Familiarization Checklist, Safety posters, etc. are free to all members.

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For more information on course schedules and locations, or custom training, please call or text (902)-471-3534.

NOTE: To receive FSNS rates, you MUST register prior to the course through the FSNS office. NO exceptions. NOT retroactive. Visit our website or call us at 902-471-3534 and ask about DISCOUNTS ON SAFETY EQUIPMENT

Effective February 26, 2024 Prices subject to change without notice

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