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Chainsaw Safety Awareness Training ~ One Day

  • 30 Mar 2020
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Bradford West Gwillimbury ~ Parks Yard - 3171 9th Line, Bradford, ON L3Z 3S4
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CHAINSAW SAFETY AWARENESS TRAINING- ONE DAY


The Ministry of Labour requires that all parks professionals who use a chainsaw on the job must be trained in the safe operation of a chainsaw. This one day course is designed for those who will use a chainsaw for limbing, bucking and felling small trees (smaller than 5” dbh) and limbs that are on the ground. Course participants will be educated about chainsaw safety, maintenance, use and handling.

The course will cover:  
  • Chainsaw safety
  • Starting and stopping techniques
  • Chainsaw maintenance
  • PPE
  • Limbing and bucking
  • Technical cutting & small tree felling

Please note: Chainsaws will be supplied for use for this training session

DATE: Monday March 30, 2020

TIME: 8:00am to 4:00pm

LOCATION:
Bradford West Gwillimbury ~ Parks Yard
3171 9th Line
Bradford, ON L3Z 3S4

Outdoor Location: Henderson Memorial Park - On Site

COURSE COST:
OPA Members: $290.00
Potential Members: $374.00

**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)


Lunch is NOT provided at this location – please bring a bagged lunch for this day.

 

Register online and we will send an invoice to you, payment can be made via credit card once the invoice has been sent to your email, a cheque (made payable to Ontario Parks Association) or by calling the OPA office with a credit card for processing. (905-864-6182, ext. 6710 or 6720).

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