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Working with Fish Safe NS allows you to take advantage of the following opportunities:

  • Greatly discounted training from St. John Ambulance first aid courses & most offerings from
    Safety Services Nova Scotia

  • Discounts on safety equipment, clothing and services

  • 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.


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)

  • 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 (1-2 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.


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 April 1, 2020, for a limited time only. Prices subject to change without notice

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