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Chainsaw Safety Awareness Training (One Day)

A Chainsaw is a powerful piece of equipment which can be very dangerous when not used properly. This workshop will introduce you to chainsaw safety and maintenance.

This course will cover:
  • Safety Regulations and PPE
  • Identify and inspect all chainsaw safety components
  • Manufactures inspection and adjustment of a chainsaw
  • Starting and stopping techniques
  • Safe handling of a chainsaw
  • Woodlot assessment and hazards
  • Bucking and Limbing
  • Technical cutting & small tree felling (under 5" DBH)
If you or your staff are dealing with trees that are smaller than 5" DBH and limbs on the ground this one day training is designed for you. 

This course is worth 1 credit towards your Parks Practitioner Designation

Please note the following PPE is required to attend 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)

Upcoming events

No events available

Want to host this session? 
For this session we require an indoor classroom that can accommodate 10 people and has access to a projector and screen. We require an outdoor woodlot with trees and ask that 8-10 manageable logs which are 6-10 inches in diameter and 4-10 feet long be provided for the training to practice cutting techniques.

Please email training@ontarioparksassociation.ca to find out available hosting dates.
Instructed By:

 Bob Smith
For more information, please send an email, referencing the course title, to training@ontarioparksassociation.ca
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