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Chainsaw Safety – Dartmouth, NS

February 7 @ 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This program is designed for anyone operating a chainsaw. It can be customized to accommodate the needs of chainsaw users such as municipal workers, private woodlot owners, surveyors, bridge builders, etc.

  • Regulations
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Hazard assessment
  • Bucking
  • Preparing the felling zone
  • Notching
  • Felling
  • Use of felling tools
  • Limbing
  • Maintenance

The program is a combination of theory and practical training. Students are evaluated by means of a written test and a practical evaluation. Upon successful completion of the program, a certificate will be issued valid for 3 years.

Prerequisites:  ½ day bucking only, 1 day and 2 day programs also available.


February 7
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM