Chainsaw Safety Training - Intermediate Level

Event Date: 12/13/2019
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Capacity:

2/15
Event Overview
Great Lakes Timber Professionals Association
3243 GOLF COURSE ROAD
Rhinelander, Wisconsin

 

This course is intended for participants who have completed the basic chainsaw training.  This course involves more hands- on training, reading pressure, more practice on limbing and bucking techniques as well as additional felling practice.

    • Refresher on body mechanics and proper body positioning
    • Refresher on PPE
    • Chainsaw safety feature overview
    • Hands-on chainsaw sharpening in the field
    • Proficient use of wedges
    • Proper tree felling evaluations
    • Spring pole demonstration and proper spring pole cutting techniques
    • Proficient use of the bore cut
    • More field time demonstrations

Each person must come to class prepared to cut wood.  This means wearing proper PPE, which includes chainsaw chaps/pants, hard hat with visor and/or safety glasses, gloves, protective toe boots (cut resistant if available) and hearing protection, a chainsaw in proper working order (make sure chainsaw is sharp), and fuel/bar oil for the saw.

 

NOTE: Students should have completed basic chainsaw training prior to this class

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Open Enrollment: $145.00 Register

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