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Chainsaw Safety Awareness Training- Two Day

  • 17 Jun 2019
  • 8:00 AM
  • 18 Jun 2019
  • 4:00 PM
  • Riverview Park & Zoo ~ 1230 Water Street, Peterborough ON K9H 7G4
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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: chainsaws will be supplied for use for this training session


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:

June 17 & 18, 2019


Time:

8:00am to 4:00pm


In-Class Location:

Riverview Park & Zoo 
1230 Water Street
Peterborough, ON K9H 7G4

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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