First Aid and CPR Training For Agriculture
Hard Hat Training courses meet all training requirements set by OSHA and Canada.
We Offer One Type of Ag First Aid and CPR Safety Trainings
Our regulation-aligned Ag First Aid and CPR certification courses are updated to reflect the most recent changes made to safety standards. Whether you want a certification in as little as two hours, or a more robust training, we can help! We offer online trainings that can be completed in a day, DIY training kits that provide training materials, Train the Trainer certifications that certify individuals to train others and provide training materials, or onsite training. No matter what you choose, we can get you what you want, at a price you can afford.
Online training is for those who prefer self-paced training from any location and/or for employers who need to assign and monitor employee training progress and exam scores.Purchase Options
What’s in the First Aid and CPR Training Course?
Our agricultural first aid training course is built to industry standards. This class discusses topics including preparation, important steps, CPR, first aid, other hazards, and more.
This presentation includes intermittent practice quiz questions to prepare for the final written exam included with the course. In addition to the written exam, this course also includes a checklist for employers to use when administering a practical exam as required by regulations.
Estimated Training Length: Because everyone learns and progresses at different speeds, the amount of time you spend taking this training will vary. However, the estimated time for this training is 1.5 – 2 hours.
First Aid and CPR Training For Agriculture Certification Standards
Why Do I Need First Aid and CPR Training For Agriculture Training?
In accordance with the standards listed, many industries require that employees are trained in first aid. Additionally, under the General Duty Clause, Section 5(a)(1) of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are required to provide a workplace that “is free from recognizable hazards that are causing or likely to cause death or serious harm to employees.”
Under these regulations, Employers have a legal and ethical obligation to teach employees about first aid procedures. In an agricultural setting, medical personnel may have difficulty responding to incidents. By training employees in first aid, the agricultural workplace becomes a safer one.
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Did You Know?
In a single year, over 400 farm workers were killed due to a work injury.
It is estimated that about 100 workers are injured every day while working in agriculture.
An estimated 4,000 youth were injured due to farm work in a single year. (Source: CDC)
Frequently Asked Questions
Are first aid kits required at an agricultural worksite?
Under regulations, employers are required to provide a safe workspace for their employees. First aid kits are essential on farms in the event of an accident. These kits can help keep injured workers alive until EMS can arrive on site and provide more specialized care.
Are pesticides of any concern to agricultural workers?
Pesticides commonly used in farm operations can have dangerous side effects if not handled properly. Workers should know how to correctly approach areas that have been exposed to pesticides. They should also know what to do in the event of an exposure.
Is CPR different in agricultural first aid?
The core of CPR is the same throughout any industry. What may change is the setting. In agriculture, workers trained in CPR need to be prepared for longer response times from medical personnel. They should know how to conserve their strength so they can provide CPR effectively until help arrives.
What do workers need to know in first aid besides CPR?
There are many dangers to be found on an agricultural worksite. Everything from machines to wildlife can be dangerous if incorrectly handled. Workers will need to know how to react to these and many other scenarios that can pop up on the farm. By knowing these procedures, they will feel more confident while on the job.