Benefits

What's In It For YOU?

 

Participating in the FSANS allows you to take advantage of the following opportunities:

  • Reduced training costs (15-25%): St. John Ambulance first aid, Transport Canada
    requirements through NSCC School of Fisheries, Survival Systems Training, all
    offerings from Safety Services NS
  • Discounts on H&S related equipment, clothing and services
  • Industry-specific safety training
  • Industry-specific occupational health and safety manual and prevention programs
  • Access to the services of a dedicated occupational health and safety consultant
  • A direct voice in the operation and priorities of FSANS and its Board of Directors
  • Industry-specific safety website: www.fisheriessafety.ca
  • Shared best practices between clients in the industry and sectors
  • Advocacy for safety in the fisheries industry and influence in the policies, priorities
    and programs of the DOL and WCB
  • Potential for reduced WCB premiums and insurance costs long term a 5% reduction
    in the industry rate will more than recover the FSANS levy annually
  • Fish Safe handbook & Process Safe handbook **please contact us to obtain a copy**

 

 

PICTURE THE BENEFITS

A conservative illustration of cost benefits for a small, medium and large firm in a typical year when taking advantage of FSANS discounts

SAVINGS:  (savings amount)
Small Firm
Medium Firm
Large Firm
Marine basic first aid ($38) 1 @ $38 1 @ $38 2 @ $38 = $76
Standard first aid ($45)   $45 $45
Marine emerg. duties-A1 ($80) 1 @ $80 1 @ $80 2 @ $80 =$160
ROC-MC ($75)     $75
Safety boots (15%) (1@$80/yr) $12 (3@$80/yr) $36 (5@$80/yr) $60
Gloves, other safety gear (15%) (@$100/yr) $15 (@ $200/yr) $30 (@$400/yr) $60
TOTAL SAVINGS
$145 $229 $476
FSANS LEVY AMOUNT
$50 $100 $200
NET SAVINGS
$95 $129 $276