50 Winter Island Road
The Massachusetts Tree Wardens & Foresters Association will hold its 2022 Chainsaw Safety and Storm Clean Up Training workshop at Winter Island Park in Salem on May 5th from 7:30 am to 2:30 pm
This course will review chainsaw safety features, proper personal protective equipment, proper tree felling, and storm clean-up techniques. This course will combine classroom time with an outdoor demonstration. 6 CEUs are pending.
Cost of the training is $75 for MTW members, $100 for non-members. The course is limited to 25 participants.
7:30 am Check in
8 am Chainsaw Safety Feature
8:30 am PPE for saw operators
9 am First Aid Kit requirements-OSHA 1910.266
9:30am Chainsaw Reactive Forces
10 am Cutting Techniques
10:30 am Danger Trees, Limbing, Pressures, Binds, Rolls and splits
11 am Swamper/Helper Activities and Placement
11:30 am Environmental Conditions Job Site Planning
Noon – 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30-2:20 pm Outside Demonstration Portion
This workshop is made possible in part by a grant from the USDA Forest Service, Urban and Community Forestry Program and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation, Bureau of Forestry.
For information or to register, go to http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=wmnvzncab&oeidk=a07ej3ul5enef718c79