Plant and Wildlife Sciences
 

Safety Certifications for Field Biologists

Safety Certifications for Field Biologists
Certification modules promoting field safety to prepare students to be leaders in workplace safety. Specific trainings include first aid, CPR, hot and cold weather exposure, ATV and snowmobile operation, wild animal safety, and more.
PWS
113
 Hours1.0 Credit, 0.0 Lecture, 3.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesNone
 TaughtWinter
 ProgramsContaining PWS 113
Course Outcomes: 

Certification

Upon completion of this course, students will be certified in the use of ATVs, wilderness first aid, CPR, firearms, rope handling, defensive driving, chainsaws, fire extinguishers, bear safety, and other field biologist-related safety trainings.

Saftey mindset

Students will develop a safety mindset that will serve them throughout their lives.

Workplace hazards

Students will learn to recognize workplace hazards and how to respond appropriately to them.