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Parks Oriented Chainsaw Safety Awareness Training - Two Day

  • 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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  • Available to current OPA Members only.
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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).

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