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Parks Oriented Chainsaw Safety - Two Day

  • 28 May 2018
  • 7:30 AM
  • 29 May 2018
  • 3:30 PM
  • Kettle Creek Conservation Authority ~ 44015 Ferguson Line, St.Thomas, ON N5P 3T3
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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:

May 28 & 29, 2018


Time:

7:30am to 3:30pm


In-Class Location:

Kettle Creek Conservation Authority - Administration Centre ~ Boardroom
44015 Ferguson Line
St. Thomas, ON N5P 3T3

Outdoor Location: On site

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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