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Chainsaw Awareness Training

February 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

$120

Overview

Chainsaws if used incorrectly, can be one of the most dangerous tools. Unsafe, incorrect or careless operation of a chainsaw can result in serious injuries to both the operator and others nearby.

This STS Group’s Chainsaw Safety training program is designed to provide the user with knowledge of the hazards associated with chainsaw use, chainsaw safety features, the use of proper personal protective equipment and safe operating techniques and procedures.

Audience

Forestry workers such as loggers, fallers, buckers, limbers, choppers, landing chasers, logging operators, employers, and others who use chainsaws as part of their operation.

Topics

Topics included but not limited to:

  • Common hazards and protection measures
  • Starting the saw while it is safely on the ground
  • Forces – Pull, Push and Kickback
  • Vibrations, Noise
  • Flying debris
  • Proper Personal Protective Equipment requirements
  • Safe operating techniques
  • Preparing and maintaining the saw
  • Operating the saw
  • Transporting and storing the saw
  • Storing the saw
  • Safe operating procedures
  • Parts of the chainsaw
  • Saw maintenance and sharpening
  • Effective tree-cutting techniques, including notching and cutting, limbing and bucking, with a strong emphasis on safety
  • Forestry danger zones and hazardous trees
  • Proper stance
  • Operator fatigue
  • Fueling

Prerequisites

None

Evaluation

Written and Practical Assessment

Certification

Wallet Card

Validity

3 years

Minimum 5 Persons per group.

Details

Date:
February 22
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
$120
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Organizer

STS Canada
Phone:
(905) 943-4343

Location

Buttonville Municipal Airport (“MillionAir” Entrance)
2833 16th Avenue
Markham, Ontario L3R-0P8 Canada
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Phone:
(905) 943-4343

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