Early Safety Training

For over 20 years, the Saskatchewan Safety Council has been providing youth, between the ages of 14 and 21, access to free safety training in their communities through its Early Safety Training (EST) program.

EST encourages the development of awareness, attitudes and habits which result in a culture of safety effecting both workplace and home life.

The program is made available via Self-Study Bursary, Curriculum Fitted, or Hosted Groups.

To complete EST, three mandatory courses and one elective must be completed.

The mandatory courses are:

The list of electives are:

  • Back Care/Lifting
  • Introduction to Fire Extinguisher & Fire Safety
  • Confined Space Entry
  • OATS (Online Agricultural Training System)
  • Defensive Driving
  • SCOT (Saskatchewan Construction Orientation Training)
  • Fall Protection
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG)
  • Food Safe
  • Work Zone Flag Person Training
  • Ground Disturbance
  • Scaffolding Safety
  • H2S Alive