Windsor Seminars

LS004-LN: Chainsaw Training
To promote the safety of landscape professionals using chainsaws, the MOL requires training on safe chainsaw operation by a competent instructor. This two-day seminar satisfies that requirement.
Day 1 will cover:
*Safety
*Operation
*Maintenance
Day 2 will cover:
*Hands on
*Sharpening
*Cutting/bucking limbs/logs
NOTE: THE CONDITION OF THE CHAINSAW IS AN IMPORTANT REQUIREMENT FOR THIS TRAINING. FOR PARTICIPANTS TO EFFECTIVELY LEARN IN A SAFE ENVIRONMENT, THEIR CHAINSAW MUST BE IN SAFE OPERATIONAL ORDER. SAWS THAT DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS NOTED BELOW WILL NOT BE APPROVED FOR USE DURING THE SEMINAR.
-FUNCTIONING CHAIN BRAKE AND REAR TRIGGER INTERLOCK
-FRONT HANDLE AND REAR HANDLE MUST BE FREE OF STRUCTURAL CRACKS
-NO FUEL LEAKS PRESENT
-CHAIN CATCHER TAB/PIN IS PRESENT AND INTACT
Each participant will required to supply and bring:
Chainsaw
CSA approved work boots
CSA approved hardhat in good condition
CSA approved safety eye wear
Chainsaw pants or chaps approved for use in Ontario
Hearing protection (muff style or in-ear)
Leather gloves, flat file, depth gauge tool, round file, file holder
Chainsaw wrench (scrench)
Fuel and chain oil in appropriate containers
Lunch not included

LO member price: $275.00
Non-member price: $528.00
Maximum participants: 10
Location: London Area - exact location TBA
Instructor: Rick Mackinnon, Davey Tree Service
Dates: Saturday March 21, 2020 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday March 22, 2020 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
LS003-LN: Skid-Steer Certification Training
A seminar for employers who want to undertake due diligence and for individuals who want to learn how to operate a skid steer safely and correctly. Instruction will include basic operator safety, inspection, and equipment features in accordance with applicable OHSA and regulations and equipment manufacturers' guidance. Each participant will undergo classroom evaluation in a simulated jobsite environment.

NOTE: It is the responsibility of the operator, even after completing the training, to review the specific device they will be operating.

PPE required:Work boots and hearing protection are mandatory for this seminar.
NOTE: Participants will receive training certificate upon successful completion of this seminar.
Lunch not included

LO member price: $137.50
Non-member price: $264.00
Maximum participants: 10
Location: Huron Tractor 37 Elgin Rd (Hwy 2 or Dundas St E & Elgin Rd) Thamesford (519) 285 3845
Instructor: Representative from Martin's Lift Truck Service
Date: Thursday March 26, 2020 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
LE004-LN: Compact Excavator Safe Operator Training
For employers who want to undertake due diligence. This seminar covers the fundamentals of daily maintenance, machine controls, safe operating practices/techniques and legal considerations for compact excavators found on many job-sites. In addition to class time, participants will be given the opportunity to operate and demonstrate proficiency on a compact excavator in a simulated job-site environment.

Note: It is the responsibility of the operator, even after completing the seminar, to review the specific equipment they will be operating.

PPE needed: Work boots, and hearing protection and hard hat are mandatory for this seminar.

Note: Participants will receive training certificates upon successful completion of this seminar.
Lunch not included

LO member price: $175.00
Non-member price: $299.00
Maximum participants: 10
Location: Herc Rentals 26 Royce Crt. London for directions only call 519-649-7014
Instructor: Bruce Hannah, Herc Rentals
Date: Monday March 30, 2020 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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