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FARSHA provides free training and resources to employers and workers in the agricultural and landscaping industries throughout British Columbia.
FARSHA’s Safety Advisors and Regional Consultants are available to deliver health and safety training to farm and landscaping employers and workers anywhere in the province.
Training is free of charge and can be held at your farm at your convenience. Courses range in length from a few hours to a full day or more.

Training courses available are:

  • ATV Safety Awareness
  • Bobcat – Skid Steer Loader Operation
  • Chainsaw Safety Awareness
  • Due Diligence
  • First on the Scene
  • Forklift Safety Awareness
  • Hantavirus
  • Hazard Recognition & Control
  • Health & Safety Training for Supervisors
  • Hearing Conservation
  • Incident Reporting & Investigation
  • Joint Health & Safety Committee
  • Workplace Inspections
  • Lockout
  • Lyme Disease
  • Pesticide Awareness
  • Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries
  • Rural Stress
  • Horse Handling
  • Tractor Safety Awareness
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
As well as training programs FARSHA also provides printed information and resources which can be sent to you on request. Some resources can be downloaded and printed at home or work.

FARSHA’s library of resources contains CDs and DVDs related to the following areas of agricultural health and safety topics:
  • Animal Safety
  • Chemical Safety
  • Child Safety
  • Electrical Safety
  • Weather Safety
  • Farm Accident Rescue
  • Farm Machinery
  • General Farm Safety
  • Horticulture Safety
  • Safety Management
  • New & Young Workers
  • Worker Orientations
  • Safe Lifting
  • Ergonomics
Additional resources include: Information and workbooks for children
To request any of these resources, of if you have any questions about arranging training please contact the FARSHA office


FARSHA Copyright 2014 | 604-881-6078 | Toll Free: 1-877-533-1789 | farmsafe@farsha.bc.ca