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Chainsaw Operation and Maintenance

Program Description

Infrastructure Health & Safety Association

This program is offered for those workers who use power chainsaws for general ground use. The program is designed to help workers ensure safe and proficient operating practices. Participants are required to bring their own CSA approved head, eye/face shield and foot protection, chainsaw/leather work gloves, ear protection and leg protection/chaps. The participant will not be permitted to participate in the course if they do not bring the noted personal protective equipment and tools.

 

Program Content

  • Field practice (an evaluated demonstration of chainsaw operation skills)
  • Protection of self and others
  • Working in a safe environment
  • Job planning
  • Maintenance and operation of a chainsaw
  • Interpretation of relevant regulations and the Occupational Health and Safety Act
 
Participants must provide their own PPE and chainsaw for the hands-on portion of the training. A list of required PPE is provided with the registration confirmation.
 
To receive a program certificate, the participant must achieve 75% on the written evaluation and satisfy the requirements of the hands-on maintenance and operation portions of the program.
 

Who Should Attend?

Personnel who use a chainsaw (including supervisors).

 
Program
Details
Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
1 Day
Member Fee
$169.00
Member Fee
$1,210.00
Max Participants
8
Non-member Fee
$338.00
Non-member Fee
$2,420.00
 

Session Details



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