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Canada Safety Council 

The Canada Safety Council is an independent, knowledge-based, charitable organization dedicated to the cause of safety. We provide national leadership in safety through information, education and collaboration. We are Canada’s voice and resource for safety.

As a not-for-profit, non-government organization, the Council draws upon the dedication and commitment of its directors, committee members and instructors. Contributions from corporate and individual members enable a small professional staff to maintain programming and respond to inquiries from the public, professionals, the media and others.

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SGI

Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI) provides the following information for individuals relating to the use of snowmobiles, ATV's, and UTV's.

You don't need a special class of driver's licence or an endorsement to operate a snowmobile or ATV, but you must meet these requirements:

If you're under 16 and/or have a Class 7 driver's licence, you can only operate a snowmobile or ATV while either:


Government of Saskatchewan

Legislation entitled "The All Terrain Vehicles Act " governs the use of all terrain and off-road vehicles with in the province of Saskatchewan.  A copy of the complete Act can be downloaded from the Government of Saskatchewan website.


Occupational Health and Safety

In Saskatchewan the operation of motorized recreatioinal vehicles is governed by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 and the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1996 under the section for Powered Mobile Equipment (PME).  Table 14.1 in Section 154 establishes the minimum training requirments for competent operator of Power Mobile Equipment. Also available on the Government of Saskatchewan website is a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) related to Operator Training Requirements.