Ontario Parks Association   
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Basic Chipper Operations and Handling

Instructed By:

Left to right: Ken Gillies and Bob Smith
According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) between 1992 and 2002 a total of
31 occupational injury deaths were attributable to mobile brush chippers. 68% of fatalities were the result of being caught or compressed by the chipper, and 29% deaths were the result of being struck by the machine or a machine part. 

This one day program will help your employees understand how to work safely with and around a chipper.
This course will cover:
  • Safety Regulations and PPE 
  • Identify existing and potential hazards
  • Routine checks and maintenance
  • Recognizing and avoiding risks 
  • Safe operating techniques
  • Pre-start Inspections
  • Shut down procedures
Want to host this session? 
For this one day session we require an indoor classroom that can accommodate 10 people that has access to a projector and screen as well as an outdoor woodlot with trees that can be used for a practical chipper demonstration. The host also needs to provide a chipper and operators manual. 

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

Upcoming events

No events available

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

(*Note: If you are mapping our location, enter Halton Hills, not Milton, as the city)


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