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Parks Operations and Maintenance

  • 05 Oct 2020
  • 8:00 AM
  • 06 Oct 2020
  • 4:30 PM
  • City of Cambridge ~ Hespeler Memorial Arena - 640 Ellis Road, Cambridge, ON N3C 4N1
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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. 

This two day course is designed to help enhance the competencies of both new employees and seasoned 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, equipment, health and safety in the workplace and liability of the employee or municipality. Participants will also practice documentation and learn legislative requirements for protecting the municipality.

This course will cover:

  • Legislation (OH&S, Bill C-45, WHMIS)
  • Personal Safety (potential hazards, PPE)
  • Accident Investigation & Documentation
  • Invasive Species
  • Best Practices
  • Equipment Types & Operation
  • CVOR
  • Fuel Handling

This course is worth 2 credits towards the Parks Practitioner Designation Program.


Please ensure CSA approved safety boots are worn to this course.

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