Chainsaw Training: Felling & Limbing Techniques

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Felling and Limbing is the third of four modules that comprise the mandatory Introduction to Professional Chainsaw Operation training program. The purpose of this module is to explain proper felling and limbing techniques.
Among the specific cutting techniques and safety issues covered in the module are:
  • Felling-area hazards
  • Choosing the direction of fall
  • Preparing the escape route
  • The notch, backcut and hinge
  • Limbing techniques
  • Using the wedge and felling bar
  • Dealing with chicots, hang-ups, freestanding trees, springpoles and other problem trees.
Intended Audience: 
The course is intended for new workers or current cutters in logging operations. Individual elements, modules and adapted areas of the training and curriculum are also useful for safe chainsaw operation training of operators not employed in logging.


0.5 day
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