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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 day seminar helps satisfy these requirements.


The 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
  • Felling techniques for trees with 5" DBH or larger
  • Bucking and Limbing
  • Pole saw and cutting attachments

Please note the following PPE is required to attend this course: Class E Type 2 helmet, Hearing protection, Gloves, Eye protection, Safety boots, Full leg chaps or ballistic pants 

Upcoming events

    • 17 Oct 2017
    • 8:00 AM
    • 18 Oct 2017
    • 4:00 PM
    • City of Cambridge ~ Hespeler Memorial Arena - 640 Ellis Road West, Cambridge, ON N3C 4N1
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    PARKS ORIENTED 2 DAY CHAINSAW SAFETY AWARENESS TRAINING


    The Department of Labour requires that all Parks Professionals who use chainsaws on the job be trained in their safe operation.

     

    This two day seminar helps satisfy these requirements.

     

    The course will cover:

    • Safety Regulations and PPE
    • Identify and inspect 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, hearing protection, gloves, eye protection, safety boots, full leg chaps or ballistic pants.


    Date:

    October 17 & 18, 2017


    Time:

    8:00am to 4:00pm



    Location:

    Hespeler Memorial Arena - Training Room
    640 Ellis Road West
    Cambridge, ON N3C 4N1
    Practical Site:  Mill Run Trail - see map

    (Attendees will have a short walk through the trail to the practical site) - Parking is available in the lot (102 Sheffield St)



    Lunch is NOT provided at this location – please bring a lunch both days.

     

    Register online, payment can be made via cheque (made payable to Ontario Parks Association) or by calling the OPA office with a credit card for processing. (905-864-6182, ext. 6710).


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 also require an outdoor woodlot with trees that can be felled and used to practice cutting techniques. We ask the host facility to provide a Pole saw for the training to review and practice techniques.

Please email training@ontarioparksassociation.ca to find out available hosting dates.
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 also require an outdoor woodlot with trees that can be used to practice cutting techniques. 

Please emailtraining@ontarioparksassociation.cato find out available hosting dates.
 
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 also require an outdoor woodlot with trees that can be used to practice cutting techniques. 

Please emailtraining@ontarioparksassociation.cato find out available hosting dates.
 
Instructed By:

   
Left to right: Ken Gillies and Bob Smith
For more information, please send an email, referencing the course title, to training@ontarioparksassociation.ca
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