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Chainsaw Safety Awareness Training (Two Day)

Instructed By:

      
Left to right: Ken Gillies and Bob Smith
The Department of Labour requires that all Parks Professionals who use chainsaws on the job be trained in their safe operation. This two day seminar helps satisfy these requirements.

Please note the following PPE is required to attend this course: 

  • Class E Type 2 helmet
  • Hearing protection
  • Gloves
  • Eye protection
  • Safety boots
  • Full leg chaps or ballistic pants 
The course will cover:
  • Safety Regulations and PPE
  • Identify and inspect all chainsaw safety components
  • Manufactures inspection and adjustment of a chainsaw
  • Starting and stopping techniques
  • Safe handling of a chainsaw
  • Woodlot assessment and hazards
  • Felling techniques for trees with 5" DBH or larger
  • Bucking and Limbing
  • Pole saw and cutting attachments
Want to host this session? 
For this session we require an indoor classroom that can accommodate 10 people and has access to a projector and screen. We also require an outdoor woodlot with trees that can be felled and used to practice cutting techniques. We ask the host facility to provide a Pole saw for the training to practice cutting techniques.

Please email training@ontarioparksassociation.ca to find out available hosting dates.
Want to host this session? 
For this session we require an indoor classroom that can accommodate 10 people and has access to a projector and screen. We also require an outdoor woodlot with trees that can be used to practice cutting techniques. 

Please emailtraining@ontarioparksassociation.cato find out available hosting dates.
 
Want to host this session? 
For this session we require an indoor classroom that can accommodate 10 people and has access to a projector and screen. We also require an outdoor woodlot with trees that can be used to practice cutting techniques. 

Please emailtraining@ontarioparksassociation.cato find out available hosting dates.
 

Upcoming events

    • 26 Jun 2017
    • 8:30 AM
    • 27 Jun 2017
    • 4:30 PM
    • Beaver Valley Ski Club - 100 Pioneer Dr, Markdale, ON N0C 1H0
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    Parks Oriented Chainsaw Safety Training


    The Department of Labour requires that all Parks Professionals who use chainsaws on the job be trained in their safe operation.

     

    This two day workshop will help satisfy these requirements by teaching you safe chainsaw maintenance and operating techniques.

     

    The course will cover:

    • Safety Regulations and PPE
    • Identify and inspect all chainsaw safety components
    • Inspection and adjustment of a chainsaw
    • Starting and stopping techniques
    • Safe handling of a chainsaw
    • Woodlot assessment and hazards
    • Felling techniques for trees greater then 5" dbh
    • Bucking and Limbing
    • Pole saw and cutting attachments
    • Competence test

    **PLEASE NOTE**

    PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE PROPER PPE IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS COURSE

    Class E Type 2 helmet, hearing protection, gloves, eye protection, safety boots, full leg chaps or ballistic pants.


    Date:

    June 26 & 27, 2017


    Time:

    8:30am to 4:30pm



    Location:

    Beaver Valley Ski Club  (Main Clubhouse)
    100 Pioneer Drive
    Markdale, ON N0C 1H0


    Lunch is NOT provided at this location – please bring a bagged lunch both days.

     

    Register online, payment can be made via cheque (made payable to Ontario Parks Association) or by calling the OPA office with a credit card for processing. (905-864-6182, ext. 6710) .

For more information, please send an email, referencing the course title, to training@ontarioparksassociation.ca





Ontario Parks Association

7856 5th Line South · Milton · Ontario · L9T 2X8 *

Phone: 905-864-6182 · Toll Free: 1-866-560-7783

Email: shelley@ontarioparksassociation.ca or training@ontarioparksassociation.ca


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