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Parks Oriented Chainsaw Safety - Two Day

  • 21 Nov 2017
  • 7:30 AM
  • 22 Nov 2017
  • 3:30 PM
  • Downsview HUB ~ 70 Canuck Ave, Toronto, M3K 2C5
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PARKS ORIENTED 2 DAY CHAINSAW SAFETY AWARENESS 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 seminar helps satisfy these requirements.

 

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:

November 21 & 22, 2017


Time:

7:30am to 3:30pm



Location:

Downsview HUB
70 Canuck Ave  ~ 1st Floor
Toronto, ON M3K 2C5


Lunch is NOT provided at this location – please bring a 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).

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