Description:Chainsaw and Tree Felling Safety Course (Includes OSHA Training)
$150 In-person Lecture CCHE Morning In-person Tree Feeling Site in Cook County, MN
Afternoon Instructor: Nathan Stanford
Limited to 12 students
Registration: https://mycche.org/event/chainsaw-and-tree-felling-safety-course/ www.mycche.org | 218-387-3411 | [email protected]
This 1-day course provides confidence and safety, learning the chainsaws reactive forces, focusing on open face notching, including pre-planning the fell, bore cutting, as well as understanding the hinge strength.
Included: Introduction OSHA Standard 1910.266 Regulation and requirements and how they pertain to your operation. Hands-on OSHA application Proper Body Mechanics Body mechanics will be demonstrated and used throughout the day Personal Protective Equipment What equipment is available The importance and function of PPE Chain Saw Safety Features How to inspect the saw for damage Intro to Hands-on Sharpening Understanding the cutter and how it works Information Before Felling and Cutting Begins Reactive Forces and the Bore Cut The Face Notch & The Hinge Techniques for releasing limbs and spring poles under pressure. Certificates and wallet cards will be provided to students following the class.
Classroom: Students will socially distance themselves and wear masks. Field: Students will wear face masks and wear a listening lanyard. Students will also be asked to utilize social distancing methods when in the field.
All attendees are required to provide & wear: 1. Safety glasses and ear protection 2. 1 pair of insulated gloves 3. Clothing appropriate for April weather - it could be warm, wet, or snowy, Dress in layers, as we will start out with classroom time. Oil and pitch stains can ruin expensive clothes, so bring work clothes 4. Water bottle or thermos 5. Boots - preferably steel-toed
Tickets: 1. Provide your own chainsaw, chaps, and helmet 2. Use instructor-provided chainsaw, chaps, & helmets Students are required to complete a release of liability form that will be emailed to students.
Date & Time
April 24, 2021
8:00AM - 5:00PM
Cook County Higher Education 300 West 3rd Street Po Box Grand Marais 55604 MN US https://www.boreal.org/businesses/mn-grand-marais-cook-county-higher-education
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