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Chainsaw Safety Awareness Training- Two Day

  • 23 Mar 2020
  • 7:30 AM
  • 24 Mar 2020
  • 3:30 PM
  • Middlesex Centre ~ Coldstream Community Centre ~ 10227 Ilderton Road, Ilderton Ontario, N0M2A0
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  • Available to current OPA Members only.
  • Consider joining OPA to receive member benefits.

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**COURSE CANCELLED DUE TO COVID-19**

The Department of Labour requires that all Parks Professionals who use chainsaws on the job be trained in the safe operation of this equipment. This two (2) day seminar helps satisfy these requirements.

The course will cover:


  • Safety regulations and PPE
  • Identification and inspection of 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

  • CSA Approved Type 1 or Type 2 Class C or E helmet (less than 5 years old)
  • Hearing protection (exceeds 85 decimals)
  • Gloves (comfortable fitting leather or composite)
  • Eye protection
  • Safety boots (Green Patch Safety approved with ankle protection - minimum height of 7 eyelets - safety shoes or Blundstones are not acceptable)
  • Full leg chaps or Chainsaw Pants with UL label that is visible (3000 feet per minute (FPM) or greater)


Date: March 23 & 24, 2020

Time: 7:30AM - 3:30PM

Location: Coldstream Community Centre 10227 Ilderton Road, Ilderton, ON N0M2A0


Course Cost:
OPA Members: $475.00
Potential Members: $611.00

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

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