Wood Chipper Operation & Safety - Athol

Date: 8/21/2018 7:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Location: Athol Public Library
568 Main Street
Athol, Massachusetts

Capacity:

20/20


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.

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 Brenda Codella at 413-522-6434 or bcodella@umass.edu at least 14 days prior to the event.  Such services are provided free of charge.

This session is only open to 2 MassDOT personnel.
 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Travis Town of Athol
Jeff Town of Athol
Ben Town of Athol
Juan Town of Boxborough
Norris Town of Framingham
Corey Town of Framingham DPW
John Town of Belmont
Scott Town of Boxborough
Leander Town of Boxborough
Jacob Town of Framingham Highway Department
Al Town of Athol
Chad Town of Winchendon
dave Town of Winchendon
Michael Town of Belmont
Fernando Town of Framingham DPW
Jason Town of Athol
Kyle Town of Athol
Robert Town of Boxborough
Mark Town of Athol
Instructors
  • Thomas Boudreau
    Surveyor at Town of Warren