Shellfish Aquaculture Workplace Safety & Skills

Course Description

An introduction to knowledge and skills required to work safely and reduce risk of injury in the shellfish industry. Topics include: fundamental safety information in the context of a workplace Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Management Plan; hazards and risks; ergonomics; protective equipment; on-farm mechanical safety; knot-tying and bear awareness.


Upon successful completion of this two-day course, the participant will be able to:

  • Address and reduce or eliminate the workplace hazards commonly found in the BC shellfish farming industry
  • Obtain fundamental safety information relevant to the shellfish industry within the perspective of a workplace Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Management Plan.

Upcoming Deliveries and Registration Information

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