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Parks Equipment and Safety Operations (PESO)

Working safely in a parks environment requires a comprehensive understanding of the tasks at hand and the equipment designed to effectively and efficiently perform the work. Today’s parks and open space practitioners must be able to function in various capacities. OPA's 4 day Parks Equipment and Safety Operations course is designed to help enhance the competencies of experienced employees, while setting the right foundation blocks for those being introduced to the world of green space maintenance and management. Participants will be introduced to industry best practices and learn the skills required for the safe operation of small hand tools to large grass cutting and turf care equipment.

This course will cover:

  • Equipment and Fleet Training and Safety
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Current CVOR Legislation
  • Load Security
  • Pre-Trip Inspection
  • Fuel Handling, Safety and Storage
  • Equipment Safety Check Sheets

Upcoming events

No events available

Want to host this session? 
For this 4 day session we require a classroom that can accommodate approximately 30 people and has a projector and screen available. Also, please provide the name of your local equipment supplier so we can contact them to set up a field trip.
Instructed by: 

Tom Mathews and Paul Ronan

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

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