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Two Day Chainsaw Safety Awareness Training

  • 29 Oct 2018
  • 8:00 AM
  • 30 Oct 2018
  • 4:00 PM
  • City of Port Colborne ~ Port Colborne Fire Station - 3 Killaly St. West, Port Colborne, ON L3K 6H1
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TWO DAY 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:

October 29 & 30, 2018


Time:

8:00am to 4:00pm


In-Class Location:

Port Colborne Fire Station
3 Killaly St. West
Port Colborne, ON L3K 6H1

Outdoor Location: 2767 Vimy Rd., Port Colborne
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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