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Module 1: Introduction to Occupational Health & Safety (OHS 101)

Length: 6 hours

Prerequisites: None


Module subjects include horse handling safety, propane forge safety, welding safety, forging safety, protective wear for shop work and shoeing.


Students will be able to safely lead a horse, pick up and hold the foot, start and operate a propane forge, list the safety gear needed for shop work and horseshoeing.

Textbooks: Principles of Horseshoeing

Evaluation: Must pass written quiz but no % value toward final mark.

Location: The material and quiz will be covered on site.

Teaching Method: Lecture, instructor led practical, classroom/lab practicum.


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