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Chainsaw Safety Awareness

October 4 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

$75

This workshop provides an opportunity to learn how to properly and safely operate a chainsaw. Includes both theory and practical components. It is taught by Safety Services Nova Scotia.

Employers are required under the Canada Labour Code Part II and Nova Scotia Occupational Health & Safety Act to provide training to all persons operating equipment.This course focuses on safe practices and procedure for handling and operation of chainsaws. It is a comprehensive classroom program suitable for both experienced and novice operators. Uses Forestry Professional Guideline.The course format will be lecture style, allowing students to give feedback and participate in a class discussion. Practical exercises will be conducted under controlled conditions.

    COURSE OUTLINE

  •        Required equipment and PPE
  •        Components of machine and safety devices
  •        Pre-operational inspection
  •        Hazards associated with this equipment
  •        Safe operation
  •        Basic maintenance
  •        Techniques for: felling, use of felling aids, limbing and bucking

Details

Date:
October 4
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$75

Venue

Location TBD

Organizer

Farm Safety Nova Scotia
Phone:
(902)893-2293
Email:
info@farmsafetyns.ca