Chainsaw Awareness

  • Equipment
CICT’s Chainsaw Awareness training course is an instructor-led program which includes theory and practical components. The course adheres to Canadian Standards Association, Occupational Health & Safety and Manufacture Specifications for the equipment used in the training. This training is applicable throughout Canada.

Course Duration –4 Hours

The course is offered mobile at a client’s site or at our training facility. This course will train the user to safely use this equipment to perform duties in multiple workplace environments. The course focuses on effective bucking, safe chainsaw operation and basic chainsaw maintenance. The training has been designed to provide participants with the skills and knowledge to safely and effectively use this equipment.

Training completion & certification:

  • Participants will receive a wallet sized card or ticket certifying that they have successfully completed & met the training requirements
  • CICT will provide proof of training completion to employers when requested
  • Training records are kept on file & participants, employers & sites may contact CICT for proof of training

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Course content includes the following:

  • Equipment overview
  • Equipment limitations & performance
  • Identify and avoid chainsaw hazards
  • Code of practice
  • Pre-use inspection
  • Donning, doffing and proper fit of personal protective equipment
  • Safe use
  • Chainsaw field maintenance and repairs

Key training benefits:

  • Course developed in accordance with Canadian Standards Association, Occupational Health & Safety, Manufacture Specifications and best practices
  • CICT Certification is verified & recognized by oil & gas companies & sites
  • Provides practical hands-on use and basic maintenance of chainsaws
  • Taught by certified instructors with experience in the industry
  • Improved user health & safety