Wildlife Awareness

$75.00

The Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) resource library provides health and safety online courses and certificates for different industries to meet the demand in workplace occupational health and safety for a more skilled, competent, and safe workforce. This Library offers over 80 online courses and was designed to meet the different requirements of provincial and federal government legislation as well as to provide an incremental learning path leading towards three competency-based online certificates.

Description

If you are working in the North American wilderness there is a possibility that you may encounter wild animals, reptiles, insects, and plants. This course will teach you what you need to know to stay safe.

 

This is a three hour online course.

 

 

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify wild animal behaviours and characteristics
  • Assess whether a wild animal is in the area or in your surrounding
  • Understand the steps you should take if you encounter a wild animal
  • Understand how to prevent a snake bite
  • Identify common types of insects like mosquitoes, bees and wasps
  • Identify common features of black widows, brown recluses, and hobo spiders
  • Identify common features of deer mice and hantavirus
  • Recognize tick related diseases such as Lyme disease & Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • Identify poisonous plants such as Poison ivy, Devil’s Club, Stinging Nettle and Western Water Hemlock