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Safe Ice Resurfacer Operator (OLSS)

  • Saturday, May 01, 2021
  • Friday, December 31, 2021
  • ONLINE (Course must be completed in 30 days from the time of enrollment)

Registration

  • The online course is self-study, and must be completed in 30 days from enrollment date. Participants will receive a confirmation email that they have been enrolled in the online course. The session was previously delivered as a one day classroom event, and depending on online learning skills, individuals may anticipate a 8-10 hours total session duration.

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Safe Ice Resurfacer Operator (OLSS)


The online course is self-study, and must be completed in 30 days from enrollment date. Participants will receive a confirmation email that they have been enrolled in the online course. The session was previously delivered as a one day classroom event, and depending on online learning skills, individuals may anticipate a 8-10 hour total session duration.

The ORFA strives to provide its members access to timely recreation facilities operations/management information, regardless of geography. In addition to classroom-based learning events, and webinars, the ORFA continues to develop new online learning courses for its members’ benefit. 

The Safe Ice Resurfacer Operator (SIRO) training course is considered  a basic introduction to the known risks and hazards associated with operating a mechanical piece of heavy equipment. The presented information is key to ensuring every new operator starts their career with a strong foundation of industry and manufacturer best practices. The training platform includes web based presentation that is supported by manufacturer equipment related operational safety materials and medias. Participants must complete a workplace specific passport to help supervisory staff prove that they have provided positive initial training. 

Topics include:

  • History of ice resurfacers
  • Occupational Health & Safety Overview
  • Operational Safety Best Practices
  • Sample Policies and Operating Procedures Guidelines
  • Fuel Types-Gasoline-Propane-Natural Gas Safety 
  • Escaping Gas Risks
  • Fire and Explosion Risks and Hazards
  • Toxic Indoor Air Risks and Hazards
  • Circle Checking Best Practices
  • Water Systems Risks and Hazards
  • Safety Benefit of Scheduled Equipment Maintenance

The course includes interactive quizzes and a final online assessment that with successful completion will lead to an ORFA recognized certificate of successful completion.

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