Farm Safety Nova Scotia enjoys engaging with our farmers, industry partners and the community to find ways we can work together to enhance the health and safety of our sector. Learn more about events taking place in your area!

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Chainsaw Safety Awareness

December 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Employers are required under the Canada Labour Code Part II and Nova Scotia Occupational Health & Safety Act to provide training to all persons operating equipment. This course focuses on safe practices and procedures for handling and operation of chainsaws. It is a comprehensive classroom program suitable for both experienced and novice operators. Uses Forestry Professional Guideline.

The course format will be lecture style, allowing students to give feedback and participate in a class discussion. Practical exercises will be conducted under controlled conditions.


  • Required equipment and PPE
  • Components of machine and safety devices
  • Pre-operational inspection
  • Hazards associated with this equipment
  • Safe operation
  • Basic maintenance
  • Techniques for: felling, use of felling aids, limbing and bucking

Click here to register.


December 2
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Farm Safety Nova Scotia


Dartmouth – SSNS 1-201 Brownlow Ave
1-201 Brownlow Ave
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia Canada
+ Google Map
View Venue Website