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Chainsaw Safety Awareness Training- Two Day

  • 05 Nov 2018
  • 8:00 AM
  • 06 Nov 2018
  • 4:00 PM
  • Beaver Valley Ski Club - 100 Pioneer Dr, Markdale, ON N0C 1H0
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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
  • 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:

November 5 & 6, 2018


Time:

8:00am to 4:00pm


In-Class Location:

Beaver Valley Ski Club
100 Pioneer Drive
Markdale, ON N0C 1H0

Outdoor Location: On site

Lunch is NOT provided at this location – please bring a lunch, snacks and drinks (water etc..) 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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