Find a Non-Logging Chainsaw Trainer

Non-logging chainsaw trainers provide training for workers pursuing work outside of the logging industry, such as a construction site, lumberyard, or any workplace using chainsaws.

Trainer qualifications include: 

  1. Demonstrated knowledge and experience in chainsaw operation
  2. Successful completion of the Introduction to Professional Chainsaw Operation (IPCO) training;
  3. Successful completion of IPCO Train-the-Trainer Program;
  4. Successful completion of a Generic Train the Trainer Program (or equivalent). 
Non-logging chainsaw trainers receive refresher training and updated training material from WSN during regular refresher training sessions which are provided every three years. 
 
All non-logging chainsaw trainers maintain a high standard of program competency and utilize the most current training program material for all training.
 
Non-logging trainers offer chainsaw training to meet non-logging employers unique chainsaw needs, based on WSN training material that includes all four modules of the Introduction to Professional Chainsaw Operation (IPCO) training program: 
  • Module 1: Chainsaw Sharpening and Maintenance
  • Module 2: Safe Chainsaw Handling
  • Module 3: Felling and Limbing
  • Module 4: Field Practice 

Non-logging Chainsaw Trainers

Al Bouchard
Kirkland Lake, ON
705-570-1377
 
Bob Burke
Smith Falls, ON
613-264-4420
oldguyspeaks@gmail.com
 
Mike Carneiro
OMNRF
Thunder Bay, ON
807-629-2941
 
Sam Clark
Porcupine, ON
705-773-2402
 
Derrick Gordon
OMNRF
Garson, ON
705-790-2120
 
Dylan Green
Lively, ON
705-207-9433
 
Gerald Guenkel
South Hampton, ON
519-378-6486
 
Mike Hayes
MSH Training and Consulting
Elmira, ON
519-635-1243
 
Jamie Healy
Barrie, ON
705-794-8733
 
Brian Kington
Aylmer, ON
519-773-5707
 
Walter Koch
Koch & Associates Forestry Consultants
North Bay, Sudbury, Huntsville, Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo
Northeastern Ontario
MHEO, PCO, PCS
1-705-978-1210
walterkoch511@gmail.com
 
Stan Robert Kuczynski
Superior-Greenstone Dist School Brd
Manitouwadge, ON
807-826-3332
 
Merven Lane
South Porcupine, ON
705-235-1144
 
Stephen McGregor
Burks Falls Fire Dept
Burks Fall, ON
705-788-4732
 
Jeff Pietrowski
Kitchener, ON
519-993-7540
 
Joe Pouliot
Sir Sanford Fleming College
Peterborough, ON
705-435-5610
 
Kevin Plant
Workplace Safety North
New Liskeard, ON
705-647-2255
 
Joe Pouliot
Greenstone Tree Service
Scugog, ON
905-986-5283
 
Lindsay Rowan
Gardiner Tree Timming and Removal
Douglas, ON
613-433-7183
 
Daniel Speckert
MNRF
Newmarket, ON
705-975-0603
 
Ron St.Jean
Workplace Safety North
Val Rita, ON
807-728-3930
 
Scott Summers
Summerwood Tree Care
Blue Mountains, ON
705-351-2478
 
Billy Sutherland
Hearst, ON
705-698-0560
 
David Tarini
Specialty Services Agency
Dryden, ON
807-937-5490
 
Graham Underwood
Belwood, ON 
519-831-6094
 
Kevin Wallingford
MNRF
Timmins, ON
705-987-6895
 
Dean Willand
MNRF (AFFES)
Wawa, ON
705-260-0268
 
Neil Woodhouse
South Porcupine, ON
705-363-0001