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Monday, February 24, 2014

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Parks Equipment Safe Operations (PESO)

Working safely in a parks/municipal environment requires a comprehensive understanding of the tasks at hand and the equipment designed to effectively and efficiently perform the work. Today’s parks, landscapers and open space practitioners must be able to function in various capacities. This workshop is designed to help enhance the competencies of experienced 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 and learn the skills required for safe operation of small hand tools to large grass cutting and turf care equipment.

Topics Include:
  • Equipment and Fleet Training and Safety
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Current CVOR Legislation
  • Load Security
  • Pre-Trip Inspection
  • Fuel Handling, Safety and Storage
  • Equipment Safety Check Sheets
  • Off site Equipment Demonstrations and Training
March 18 - 21, 2014
8:30am to 4:30pm

South Dumfries Community Centre, 
7  Gaukel Drive, 
St George ON  N0E 1N0

Course Cost: 
Potential OPA Member: $1,000.00 plus HST
OPA Members: $780.00 plus HST
Members save: $220.00 plus HST
Please ensure CSA approved safety boots are worn to this course.