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Chainsaw Safety Awareness Training- Two Day

  • 03 Jun 2019
  • 8:00 AM
  • 04 Jun 2019
  • 4:00 PM
  • City of Hamilton ~Joe Sam's Leisure Park ~ Operations Shop - 752 Centre Road, Hamilton, ON L8N 2Z7
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CHAINSAW SAFETY AWARENESS TRAINING -TWO DAY 


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 3 & 4, 2019


Time:

8:00am to 4:00pm


In-Class Location:

Joe Sam's Leisure Park ~ Operations Shop (please see map)
752 Centre Road
Hamilton, ON L8N 2Z7

Outdoor Location: On site


Lunch is NOT provided at this location – please bring a lunch, snacks and drinks (water etc..) 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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