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Chainsaw Class Level 1
November 7, 2015 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm$135
Part one of a four level series through the Safety and Woods Working training program (SAWW). Participants in Level 1 training will spend time both outside and in the classroom, practicing techniques to operate chainsaws safely, comfortably, and productively. Topics include: personal protective equipment (PPE) body mechanics, chainsaw safety features, the chain and the cutter tooth, reactive forces, planning and executing tree felling, limbing, and bucking, introductory bore cutting and open face felling. Hands-on training gives participants the opportunity to fell at least one tree. You are encouraged to bring your own equipment; helmets are mandatory.
Fee: $135 per person.
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Hands-on training gives each participant the opportunity to fell at least one tree. Safety helmets are mandatory. Participants are encouraged to bring all PPE, chainsaw, and any tools used to maintain the saw and chain.