Chainsaw Safety

UAlberta Chainsaw Safety Course

UAlberta Chainsaw Course, Ellerslie Farm, Photo Credit: Kim Schaerer

UAlberta organizes a Woodlands Trainers Association chainsaw certification course once a year for those University people who are required to use a chainsaw for their work.  

Topics covered in the course include:

  • Safety awareness
  • Basic saw handling
  • Emergency Response Plans
  • Basic Bucking and Limbing techniques
  • bolt and boring cuts
  • Compression/tension cuts
  • Felling technical training.

Prerequisite:

None