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Parks Operations & Maintenance Webinar Series

  • 24 Nov 2021
  • 8:00 AM
  • 25 Nov 2021
  • 4:30 PM
  • Online
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Working safely in a parks environment requires a comprehensive understanding of the tasks at hand and the equipment designed to effectively and efficiently perform the work. Today’s parks and open space practitioners must be able to function in various capacities. 

This two-day course is designed to help enhance the competencies of both new and seasoned employees, while setting the right foundation blocks for those being introduced to the world of green space maintenance and management. Participants will be introduced to industry best practices, equipment, health and safety in the workplace and liability of the employee or municipality. Participants will also practice documentation and learn legislative requirements for protecting the municipality.

This course will cover:

  • Legislation (OH&S, Bill C-45, WHMIS)
  • Personal Safety (potential hazards, PPE)
  • Accident Investigation & Documentation *Case Study and Assignment*
  • Invasive Species
  • Best Practices
  • Equipment Types & Operation
  • CVOR
  • Fuel Handling

This course includes a mandatory assignment and a 30 minute quiz at the end of day 2.

DATE: November 24 & 25, 2021

TIME: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

LOCATION:   Online - Webex (no account or download required) 

OPA Member: $416.00
OPA Potential Member: $653.00

This course counts as 2 credits towards your Parks Practitioner Designation.

Register above online. An invoice will be sent to you within 24hrs of registering. Payment can be made online through the invoice you will receive or via cheque (made payable to Ontario Parks Association).

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