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Chainsaw Safety Awareness Training- Two Day

  • 18 Nov 2019
  • 8:00 AM
  • 19 Nov 2019
  • 4:00 PM
  • City of Richmond Hill Operations Shop ~ 1200 Elgin Mills Road East, Richmond Hill, ON L4S 1M4
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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 (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:

November 18 & 19, 2019


Time:

8:00am to 4:00pm


In-Class Location:

City of Richmond Hill Operations Shop ~ Fire Training Room 1st Floor
1200 Elgin Mills Road East
Richmond Hill, ON L4S 1M4

Outdoor Location: Upper Mill Pond Park ( 13 mins away - See map below) 

 

Participants can park their vehicles and access the park from Willett Crescent – there is also parking on Theobald’s Circle just to the north. 

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

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