99 Buena Vista
The UMass Transportation Center will hold a 2-day Chainsaw Skills & Safety workshop at the Massachusetts Development Center in Devens, Mass on July 11th and 12th from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm.
Topics that will be covered include basic safety equipment, PPE, the saw’s reactive forces, chain tooth parts, felling, notch and hinge, cutting techniques, wedging techniques and calculations. This class is designed for the professionals or homeowners and is designed to be a 16 hour course that would include a hands skills portion where each student fells one tree.
All students are required to bring:
- helmet with face shield
- safety glasses
- chainsaw resistant chaps
- leather work gloves or chainsaw resistant gloves
- work boots
The workshop will run from 7:30 am to 3:30 pm each day
Cost of the workshop is $150 per person.
For more information or to register, go to http://www.umasstransportationcenter.org/assnfe/ev.asp?ID=4026