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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

This course is worth 2 credits towards your Parks Practitioner Designation

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

    • 18 Jun 2018
    • 7:00 AM
    • 19 Jun 2018
    • 3:00 PM
    • City of Brantford ~ T.B. Costain Community Center - 16 Morrell St. Brantford, ON N3T 4J2
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    TWO DAY PARKS ORIENTED CHAINSAW SAFETY AWARENESS



    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
    • 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:

    June 18 & 19, 2018


    Time:

    7:00am to 3:00pm


    In-Class Location:

    T.B Costain Community Centre
    16 Morrell Street
    Brantford, ON N3T 4J2

    Outdoor Location: Waterworks Park ~ 400 Grandriver Ave, Brantford, ON N3T 5A3
    Map to Outdoor Location: Map

    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 that has vehicle access with trees that can be felled and used to practice cutting techniques (6 - 18 inches or 15cm - 45cm in diameter).  We ask the host facility to provide a Pole saw for the training to review and practice techniques.

Our instructors will need to bring equipment to the location of the practical site, please ensure that there is vehicle access to the location. Woodlots within a 5 minute drive are preferred. 

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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