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Chainsaw Safety Awareness Training - One Day

  • 21 Nov 2020
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Moonstone
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  • Available to current OPA Members only.
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The Ministry of Labour requires that all parks professionals who use a chainsaw on the job must be trained in the safe operation of a chainsaw. This one day course is designed for those who will use a chainsaw for limbing, bucking and felling small trees (smaller than 5” dbh) and limbs that are on the ground. Course participants will be educated about chainsaw safety, maintenance, use and handling.

The course will cover:  
  • Chainsaw safety
  • Starting and stopping techniques
  • Chainsaw maintenance
  • PPE
  • Limbing and bucking
  • Technical cutting & small tree felling

PLEASE NOTE -  CHAINSAWS WILL NOT BE SUPPLIED FOR THIS TRAINING SESSION. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A CHAINSAW, PLEASE EMAIL TRAINING@ONTARIOPARKSASSOCIATION.CA

DATE: Saturday November 21, 2020

TIME: 8:00am to 4:00pm

LOCATION: Moonstone

COURSE COST:
  • OPA Members: $290.00
  • Potential Members: $374.00

PLEASE NOTE - PARTICIPANTS MUST HAVE PROPER PPE IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS COURSE

  • CSA Approved Type 1 or Type 2 Class C or E helmet (less than 5 years old)
  • Hearing protection (exceeds 85 decimals)
  • Gloves (comfortable fitting leather or composite)
  • Eye protection
  • Safety boots (Green Patch Safety approved with ankle protection - minimum height of 7 eyelets - safety shoes or Blundstones are not acceptable)
  • Full leg chaps or chainsaw pants with UL label that is visible (3000 feet per minute (FPM) or greater)


Lunch is NOT provided at this location – please pack a lunch for this day.

 

Register online and we will send an invoice to you, payment can be made via credit card once the invoice has been sent to your email, a cheque (made payable to Ontario Parks Association) or by calling the OPA office with a credit card for processing. (905-864-6182, ext. 6710 or 6720).

PLEASE NOTE - DUE TO COVID-19, THE THEORY PORTION OF THIS COURSE WILL BE DELIVERED ONLINE. MATERIALS AND A BRIEF QUIZ WILL BE SENT TO YOU NOV 13 2020. YOU MUST REVIEW THE MATERIAL AND PASS THE QUIZ BEFORE ATTENDING PRACTICAL.

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