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SAWW Chainsaw Training: Level 1
October 10, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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.
Riveredge Members: $120/person
Pre-registration required. Space is limited.