Silviculture Employer OHS Course comes to the WSCA 2007 Annual Conference!

Part of the registration package at this year’s WSCA Conference in Prince George (January 30th to February 2nd, 2007), will include a day and a half of the Silviculture Employer OHS Course. The training, starting Tuesday, January 30th, 2007, will meet the mandatory SEBASE training requirement for small employers with three to nineteen employees.

Tuesday & Wednesday
January 30th & 31st
Prince George, BC

Tuesday
9:00 am – 12:30 pm Health and Safety Program principles
1:30 pm – 5:00 pm H & S Program Principles continued

Wednesday
8:30 am – 12:00 noon SEBASE & BASE Audit Orientation (course completion)

WSCA Annual Conference begins at 1:00 pm

It will also be specially tailored to assist large silviculture employers (20 or more employees) in structuring their own health and safety and audit programs to meet the mandatory requirements of the BASE audit for the SAFE Companies program. Steven Mueller, former silviculture contractor and the BC Forest Safety Council’s Acting Director SAFE Companies, will instruct.

Besides being a good deal on vital information, there are great savings with our special offers. Plus we will add updates on the status and availability of future silviculture sector training under development by the BC SAFE Silviculture Project including: ATV Operation; Resource Road Driving; Silviculture Supervision; Silviculture Power Saw Operation; Prescribed Burn and Wild Fire Fighting. See the pricing below to calculate your savings. (All rates are subject to 6% GST)

Non WSCA Members:

$250 – course only

$450 – course incl. $300 Conference – a saving of $100 if registered by Jan 19

$475 – course incl. $325 Conference – a saving of $100 if registered after Jan 19

WSCA Members:

$150 – course only; must be paid up for 2007 new fiscal year – a saving of $100

$325 – course including $250 Conference – must be paid up for 2007 new fiscal year – a saving of $175 if registered by Jan 19

$350 – course including $275 Conference – must be paid up for 2007 new fiscal year – a saving of $175 if registered after Jan 19

In summary, the course will only cost members $150 (instead of $250) if they attend our session, OR only $75 if they plan on coming to the conference as well.

This training applies to tree planting contractors, brushing, spacing and weeding contractors, cone pickers, wildfire fighters, prescribed burn crews, and forestry consulting firms.

With a deal this good on the training, let alone our excellent conference program, you should sign up now before the seats are all gone.

Contact the WSCA office at 604-736-8660 or karline@officespacevcr.com

John Betts
Executive Director
Western Silvicultural Contractors’ Association
Phone: 250-229-4380
hotpulp@netidea.com