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Parks Oriented Chainsaw Safety - Two Day

  • 18 Jun 2018
  • 7:00 AM
  • 19 Jun 2018
  • 3:00 PM
  • City of Brantford ~ T.B. Costain Community Center - 16 Morrell St. Brantford, ON N3T 4J2
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TWO DAY PARKS ORIENTED CHAINSAW SAFETY AWARENESS



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

 

This two (2) 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:

June 18 & 19, 2018


Time:

7:00am to 3:00pm


In-Class Location:

T.B Costain Community Centre
16 Morrell Street
Brantford, ON N3T 4J2

Outdoor Location: Waterworks Park ~ 400 Grandriver Ave, Brantford, ON N3T 5A3
Map to Outdoor Location: Map

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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