L1 Precision Tree Felling, Chainsaw Safety & Handling

L1 Precision Tree Felling, Chainsaw Safety & Handling

2-day Module                                   
No prerequisites
other than eligibility to attend requirements

Course Description

The participants will be educated in modern felling techniques; and learn a systematic method to plan the operation and skillfully work the plan. Practices based on leverage, mechanical advantage, and ergonomics, as they relate to precision felling and chain saw handling, will be taught, demonstrated, and experienced. Students will be trained in practical exercises to develop skills and measure results. This course will teach how planning, skill development, and preventative maintenance equal increased safety and productivity.

Course Topics
For an expanded course outline, please contact the ArborMaster office

What to Bring
Students are encouraged to bring any equipment they use and/or would like to discuss with the instructor. 

Personal Protective Equipment: (PPE) Required
-Hard hat
-Ear protection
-Eye protection
-Work gloves
-Work boots
-Chainsaw protective pants or chaps

Please note:
It is not necessary to bring a chain saw to the course, as we will have saws on hand for the student's use.

Classes will take place rain or shine. We suggest before departing for your program, that you check the extended forecast in the area that the training will be held.  If rain is at all in the forecast, we recommend that you bring appropriate rain gear, thermal undergarments if in a colder climate and a change of clothing on the day of class.


There are no prerequisites for this course other than eligibility to attend. 

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