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

Chainsaw Safety Awareness Refresher

OPA requires Chainsaw Card Holders to refresh their knowledge of safe saw techniques every three (3) years. This one (1) day refresher seminar helps satisfy these requirements.

The course will cover:

  • PPE & Legislative Requirements 
  • Chainsaw Maintenance & Sharpening Techniques 
  • Safe Chainsaw Starting & Handling Practices 
  • Field Practices (Felling [Notching & Back Cutting], Bucking Techniques & Tools)

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 

Prerequisite:

Successful completion of the OPA Two Day Parks Oriented Chainsaw Safety Training course.

Upcoming events

No events available

Want to host this session? 
For this session we require an 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 review cutting techniques.

Please email training@ontarioparksassociation.ca to find out available hosting dates.
Instructed By:

      
Left to right: Ken Gillies and Bob Smith
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