This training will provide chainsaw operators with the skills and knowledge required to safety maintain and operate a chainsaw. The training covers a wide range of topics, including legislation, tree hazards, personal protective equipment, pre-operation inspection, kickback prevention, notching, limbing and felling.
The training consists of both classroom and practical components.
Appropriate for the Municipal sector, this is a certification program that will be of interest to employers and workers who use chainsaws in their workplace or deal with cutting of timber and tree management issues. Ontario Law requires workers be trained in the operation and maintenance of chainsaws. Chainsaws are use by a wide range of people in a wide range of occupations, it is a useful tool but if not properly maintained or trained on, a chainsaw can be very dangerous and holds great potential for injury. This training will provide chainsaw operators with the skills and knowledge required to safely maintain and operate a chainsaw.