Mechanized Forest Equipment Operator

The Mechanized Forest Equipment Operator program is designed to prepare students for entry level positions as mechanized forest equipment operators. The program covers:

The WHMIS and GHS Program

WorkSafeNB Essential Skills

Fundamentals of Electrical Systems & Hydraulics

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Mechanized Forestry Equipment Operator (MFEO) Introduction

This lesson introduces the Mechanized Forestry Equipment Operator and an introduction to forestry history.

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Mechanized Forestry Equipment Operator (MFEO) Simulator

Learn machine controls, how to handle machines without damage, how to prevent residual damage and how to solve problems.

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Worksafe NB

This lesson teaches you to work safely, human impact of workplace accidents and how to adopt the internal responsibility system.

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This course will define WHMIS and TDG, describe the hazard groups, identify and describe pictograms, and identify WHMIS supplier labels.

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Intro to BMPS

This lesson teaches you how to identify trees, learn about NB forest statistics, buffers and Forestry SOP's.

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Forestry BMPS Site Assessments

This lesson covers MFEO assessments, maps, forest products, industry conversion tables and compasses.

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Forest Equipment Operator Safe Work

This lesson covers tips to be a healthy & safe operator and how to safely perform repairs and maintenance.

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Forestry Equipment Operations

The Forestry Equipment Operations lesson introduces the PONSSE Cut to Length and Cut to Length harvesting methods.

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Forestry Equipment Computers

This lesson covers the Ponsse Information System, harvester head tilts, OPTI calibration and diameter measuring.

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Forest Equipment Maintenance

This lesson will cover how a diesel engine works, harvester head adjustments and other forest equipment maintenance.

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