1 – 5 day program depending on skill level

Course Outline:

  • Proper Bucking Technique – 1 day
  • Felling Techniques – 2 days
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Support Equipment
  • Chainsaw features
  • Chain maintenance
  • Pre-use check


Offered on a DEMAND basis

To register, call the FSSNS office at 902-895-1107.

Goals of the FSSNS

  • Save lives and reduce injuries.
  • Reduce all costs associated with work place accidents.
  • Improve profits.
  • Maintain compliance with regulatory bodies.
  • Manage and establish ownership of industry managed loss control programs.
  • Reduce Workers' Compensation rates.
The Forestry Safety Society of Nova Scotia is registered under the Societies Act of Nova Scotia. It is a separate entity, having a Memorandum of Association and By-Laws. The Society is governed by a Board of Directors, representing all sectors of the forest industry.