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Chainsaw Safety Training
Make sure your crew is prepared for tree removal projects by signing up now for Chainsaw Safety Training. We will be providing Demonstration Courses, Hands-On Courses, and Storm Clean-Up Courses.
Chainsaw Demonstration Safety Training
The Chainsaw Demonstration Safety Training Course covers the basics of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), saw safety features and adjustments; reactive forces, basic directional felling and limbing; and topping. This full-day course will consist of classroom learning in the morning and in the afternoon participants will travel to a site where they will observe the demonstration portion of the training.
Chainsaw Demonstration Dates:
June 11 - City of Florence
Chainsaw Hands-On Safety Training
The Chainsaw Hands-On Safety Training Course will take place outdoors and will consist of lecture and hands-on activities. The course will include work on springpoles and wedging; hands-on training in carburetor adjustments, chisel bit and round chain filing, as well as other topics. Each Participant will cut down a tree as part of the course. All participants must bring a hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, chaps, boots and a chainsaw (one for every two participants - does not have to be in working condition.)
Participants who wish to participate in the Hands-On Training MUST attend the Demonstration the day before.
Chainsaw Hands-On Dates:
June 12 - City of Florence
Chainsaw Limbing, Bucking and Storm Clean-Up Training
This hands-on course will discuss pressures and binds, site information and assessment, recognizing hazard removals, throwline and rope discussions and utilizing springpoles. Participants will be assessing windtrown trees and learning the different techniques of delimbing, topping and bucking. A hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, chaps, boots and a chainsaw are also required for this training.
Participants who wish to participate in the Limbing, Bucking and Storm Cleanup training MUST attend the Demonstration and Hands-On prior.
Chainsaw Limbing, Bucking, and Storm Cleanup Dates:
June 13 - City of Florence
Safety Demonstration Workshop
$50 Local Government
$90 Local Government
Limbing, Bucking and Storm Clean-Up
$90 Local Government