Wood Chipper Operation & Safety - Lenox

Date: 5/31/2017 8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Location: MassDOT District 1
270 Main Street
Lenox, Massachusetts

Capacity:

18/20


Overview
Course Description
This program will improve your safety skills and knowledge while operating a chipper.  Chipper operator safety depends on the ability to properly maintain and operate equipment, to help avoid serious injury or death. Hands on training will be provided.

Who Should Attend
Anyone who uses a Chipper in their daily/occasional work to maintain property, do storm damage cleanup, right-of-way clearing, etc. can benefit from this workshop.

Participants must bring the following:
PPE - Safety helmet, eye & ear protection.

Please see the course brochure for more information.

Registration begins at 7:30 am. Class start time 8:00 am.

This event is accessible to people with disabilities and individuals with limited English proficiency. If you need a reasonable accommodation (such as American Sign Language Interpreters, assistive listening devices, handouts in alternate formats, etc.) and/or language assistance (such as translated documents or an interpreter) to fully participate, please contact Cindy Schaedig at 413-577-2762 or cschaedig@ecs.umass.edu at least 14 days prior to the event.  Such services are provided free of charge.

Attendees
First Name Affiliation
James MassDOT District 1
Patrick MassDOT District 1
Thomas MassDOT District 1
Steven MassDOT District 1
Terrance MassDOT District 1
Philip MassDOT District 1
Francis MassDOT District 1
James MassDOT District 1
John MassDOT District 1
Dean MassDOT District 1
Gary MassDOT District 1
Alan MassDOT District 1
Michael MassDOT District 1
Steven MassDOT District 1
Joseph Town of Blandford
Jamie Town of West Stockbridge
Frank Town of Blandford
John Town of West Stockbridge
Instructors
  • Mike St. Peter
    at St. Peter Safety Services
    Mike St. Peter has 39 years experience in the forest products industry.  Mike has developed videos, curriculum, and manuals for professional development. He has provided loss prevention and risk management services to Maine’s forest products industry. His clients include Maine’s Certified Logging Professional program, State of Main DOT, OSHA, paper mills, sawmills and public utility companies.