Other Training

Other organizations offer safety-oriented training for forest workers. The Council has endorsed the courses listed below as meeting several basic requirements, including:

ATV / UTV Operator Training

This course is directed at silviculture but is useful for other forestry operations where quads are utilized. See Western Silvicultural Contractors' Association training website www.wscacourses.ca.

WorkSafeBC - Supervising For Safety

Meeting Your Workplace Safety Obligations and Becoming a More Effective Supervisor

This free course offers you 24-7 access to high-quality safety materials. It also allows you to select the topics you want to explore and proceed at your own pace.

Hosted on www.supervisingforsafety.com.

Unendorsed Training

Note: The following courses are not Council-endorsed but are provided for information to assist employers in meeting their training obligations. The Council accepts no responsibility for the accuracy of the information contained on external links.

Bear Awareness Training

Course outline:

For more information contact Dan Nicholson, RFT at 1-250-233-8797 or Dan.Nicholson@geoterra.net

CNIB Industrial Eye Safety Workshop

Hazards to eye safety and associated injuries are common in the forest industry. This 90-minute CNIB workshop will provide you and your staff with information on how to eliminate the causes of injury to eyesight. To read more click here.

To book a workshop at your company click here.

Wildlife Danger Tree Assessor's Courses

The WorkSafeBC certified Wildlife Danger Tree Assessor program has three different modules including Forest Harvesting and Silviculture, Wildland Fire Safety, and Parks and Recreation.  Each module consists of class and field exercises as well as a written and oral field exam.  Certification lasts four years.  For module and registration information or a list of current offerings, go to University of Northern BC.   This program is an initrative of the Wildlife Tree Committee of BC.  For more information go to Wildlife Tree Committee of BC.


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