Basic Chainsaw Safety

Does your employee operate a chainsaw? Has the employer provided proper training? Is it documented?

This course is designed for workers who use chainsaws at times as part of their regular work. This primarily hands on course covers:
  • Legislation & Regulations of employees & employers
  • Chainsaw risk management through hazard recognition and safe work procedures
  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment
  • Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  • Safe Chainsaw Handling
  • Work site hazard assessment
  • Brushing, Limbing, and basic Bucking safety

16 Hrs of Training, including a written quiz & a field evaluation of the workers skills competance.


Hyland Backcountry Instructors have

  • 20 years chainsaw experience in forestry & fire operation throughout BC
  • Certified Worksafe BC Faller
  • Certified Chainsaw Instructor by BC Wildfire Management Branch
  • 14 years experience as a Chainsaw Instructor
  • Certified Danger Tree Assessor
  • 3 years experience as Falling & Chainsaw Supervisor


We can offer custom courses for your employees at your worksite