Chainsaw Safety and Skills Training

Posted on: April 21st, 2017

Forest Health Management Educational Opportunity

Chainsaw Safety and Skills Training

 

Saturday, May 6th

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Coal Creek Canyon Fire Station #2,

32895 Highway 72

          

           Sunday, May 7th

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Field work

Day 1 required to participate in Day 2

 

This quality, hands-on training will give you the skills you need to effectively and safely use a chainsaw for forest health and property maintenance.

 

Training will be presented in three parts:

  • Chainsaw Maintenance – cutting safely requires a well running saw.
  • Chainsaw Safety & Personal Protective Equipment – including things to watch out for while cutting.
  • Tree Felling & Cutting Skills – classroom review followed by field exercises.

 

Presented by: Eric Philips, Wildfire Mitigation Specialist, Rocky Mountain Resource Protection

and Eric Folwell, Wildfire Mitigation Specialist, Rocky Mountain Resource Protection NWCG ENGB and Forestry Consultant to Boulder County

 

Participants, please bring:

– your lunch and plenty of water

– your own gear, chain saw, helmet, gloves, ear and eye protection, chaps.  Wear long sleeves, pants, and boots.

 

Space is limited. Sign up & pay online at sawsandslaws.org or contact Jody Dickson at 303-588-6639 or sawsandslaws@gmail.com if you would like to participate in this training.

 

Cost is $90 per person

Work off the classroom fee with labor in our regular Saws & Slaws events! Ask Jody for more details.

 

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