Looking for research to be completed surrounding the lack of safety courses offered in rural NL and how it affects the number of work related accidents, injuries and fatalities


We are hoping someone can complete research regarding the:
1. Types of safety courses offered outside the Avalon
2. Does the lack of safety courses offered in rural NL have an affect on the increase in work related injuries and/or other fatalities?
3. How does the rate of injuries in NL and rural NL compare to other Atlantic provinces? What is the availability of safety courses offered in Atlantic Canada and how does it compare to NL and rural NL?

- Looking to provide courses for OHS, Flags people on construction sites, and defensive driving courses for employees and employers outside of the Avalon
- This project will help Safety NL (a local community organization) receive funding to be able to implement various safety courses outside the Avalon
- Courses Safety Offers:
Supervisor Safety Training
Risk Assessment/Job Hazard Analysis (JHA)
Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS)
Traffic Control (Flagperson)
Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
Accident/Incident Investigation
Soft Tissue Injury Prevention
Effective Communication
Powerline Hazard
Defensive driving

Lead Organization 
Partner Organization 
Newfoundland and Labrador
New Brunswick
Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island
Rural Secretariat Regions 
St. Anthony - Port au Choix
Corner Brook - Rocky Harbour
Gander - New-Wes-Valley
Stephenville - Port aux Basques
Clarenville - Bonavista
Burin Peninsula
Safety training
Occupational Health and Safety
Industry Sectors 
Support Activities for Mining and Oil and Gas Extraction
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry
Repair and Maintenance
Start date 
16 Apr 2018
End date 
30 Apr 2018