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Chainsaw Safety Awareness Training - One Day Program

  • 21 Jun 2024
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • P&H Centre 269 7th Ave. Hanover Ontario
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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



  • 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 (3, 000 feet per minute (FPM) or greater)

DATE: Friday June 21st, 2024

TIME: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM

LOCATION: P&H Centre 269 7th Ave. Hanover Ontario

COURSE COST :  $302.00 for Members and $389.00 for Non-Members

This course counts as 1 credit towards your Parks Practitioner Designation.

Please note that lunch will not be provided at this training. We encourage you to bring a bagged lunch and reusable water bottle with you for the day.

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).

Click here to read our registration policies.

Thank you and we hope to see you there!

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