Basic Chipper Handling workshop
According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) between 1992 and 2002 a total of 31 occupational injury deaths were attributable to mobile brush chippers. 68% of fatalities were the result of being caught or compressed by the chipper, and 29% deaths were the result of being struck by the machine or a machine part. This one day program will help your employees understand how to work safely with and around a chipper.
This course will cover:
PPE required to attend this session:
This course is worth 1 credit towards your Parks Practitioner Designation
Want to host this session?
For this one day session we require an indoor classroom that can accommodate 10 people that has access to a projector and screen as well as an outdoor woodlot with trees and brush that can be used for a practical chipper demonstration. The host also needs to provide a chipper and operators manual.
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