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Chainsaw Safety Awareness Training- Two Day

  • 02 Mar 2020
  • 7:00 AM
  • 03 Mar 2020
  • 3:00 PM
  • Township of King ~ Shomberg Community and Agricultural Arena ~ 251 Western Ave, Shomberg, ON L0G 1T0
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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
  • Identification and inspection of 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 (within 5 years old)
  • Hearing protection (exceeds 85 decimals)
  • Gloves (comfortable fitting leather or composite)
  • Eye protection
  • Safety Boots (Green Patch Safety approved with a minimum height of 7 eyelets)
  • Full leg chaps or Chainsaw Pants with UL label that is visible (3000 feet per minute (FPM) or greater)


Date: March 2 & 3, 2020

Time: 7:00AM - 3:00PM

In-Class Location:

Shomberg Community and Agricultural Arena 
251 Western Ave
Shomberg, ON L0G 1T0

Outdoor Location: On site

Course Cost:
OPA Members: $475.00
Potential Members: $611.00

LUNCH IS NOT PROVIDED AT THIS TRAINING SESSION - PLEASE BRING A BAGGED LUNCH

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