2 day program

This 2 day program provides basic First Aid Training (compulsory lessons 1-5) plus additional elective training to enhance first aid skills. It is recommended for worksites of 20-99 employees per shift and includes CPR Level C.

Course Outline: (compulsory lessons 1-5)

  1. Emergency Scene Management
  2. Shock, Unconsciousness and Fainting
  3. Choking (adult)
  4. Cardiovascular Emergencies & One Rescuer CPR (adult)
  5. Severe Bleeding
  6. Elective Lessons – The elective lessons provides additional training to enhance basic first aid skills, and are based on the specific needs of the group.


Offered on a DEMAND basis

To register, call the FSSNS office at 902-895-1107.

Goals of the FSSNS

  • Save lives and reduce injuries.
  • Reduce all costs associated with work place accidents.
  • Improve profits.
  • Maintain compliance with regulatory bodies.
  • Manage and establish ownership of industry managed loss control programs.
  • Reduce Workers' Compensation rates.
The Forestry Safety Society of Nova Scotia is registered under the Societies Act of Nova Scotia. It is a separate entity, having a Memorandum of Association and By-Laws. The Society is governed by a Board of Directors, representing all sectors of the forest industry.