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Chainsaw Safety Awareness Training (Two Day)

Instructed By:
   

Bob Smith


Thank you to our chainsaw sponsor:

 


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.


This session 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

Chainsaws will be provided for you to use for the training. You are not required to bring a chainsaw with you.

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 (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)
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. 
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.
 

Here's what people say about this course: 

  • "It was a fantastic course and Bob Smith is a phenomenal instructor - it was definitely worth registering for!!"
  • "In regards to safety, after taking this course I learned that I was using the Chainsaw and polesaw unsafely ~ now I know what needs to corrected to keep me safe"
  • "The course was beyond my expectations"
  • "Loved the hands on stuff"
  • "This is one of the best courses I've taken - Bob Smith is an excellent instructor"
  • "All material taught can be applied to everyday use in the parks system"
  • "The instructor is very thorough and knows his stuff! I'll be taking this course again!"

Upcoming events

    • 02 Mar 2020
    • 7:00 AM
    • 03 Mar 2020
    • 3:00 PM
    • Township of King ~ Shomberg Community and Agricultural Arena ~ 251 Western Ave, Shomberg, ON L0G 1T0
    • 5
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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 (2) day seminar helps satisfy these requirements.

     

    The course will cover:


    • Safety regulations and PPE
    • Identification and inspection of 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 (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)


    Date: March 2 & 3, 2020

    Time: 7:00AM - 3:00PM

    In-Class Location:

    Shomberg Community and Agricultural Arena 
    251 Western Ave
    Shomberg, ON L0G 1T0

    Outdoor Location: On site

    Course Cost:
    OPA Members: $475.00
    Potential Members: $611.00

    LUNCH IS NOT PROVIDED AT THIS TRAINING SESSION - PLEASE BRING A BAGGED LUNCH

    • 23 Mar 2020
    • 8:00 AM
    • 24 Mar 2020
    • 4:00 PM
    • Middlesex Centre ~ Komoka Wellness Centre - 1 Tunks Lane Komoka, ON N0L 1R0
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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 (2) day seminar helps satisfy these requirements.

     

    The course will cover:


    • Safety regulations and PPE
    • Identification and inspection of 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 (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)


    Date: March 23 & 24, 2020

    Time: 8:00AM - 4:00PM

    In-Class Location:
    Komoka Wellness Centre
    1 Tunks Lane
    Komoka, ON N0L 1R0

    Outdoor Location: On site

    Course Cost:
    OPA Members: $475.00
    Potential Members: $611.00

    LUNCH IS NOT PROVIDED AT THIS TRAINING SESSION - PLEASE BRING A BAGGED LUNCH

For more information on hosting or attending, please send an email referencing the course title to training@ontarioparksassociation.ca
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