Chainsaw Storm Debris Cleanup - Berlin

Date: 5/16/2019 8:00 AM - 5/16/2019 3:00 PM

Location: Berlin DPW
112 West Street
Berlin, Massachusetts

Capacity:

9/15


Overview

This class teaches students how to deal with trees that have fallen due to bad weather or other reasons. Topics covered include:

• Pressures and binds

• Rolls Spring poles

• Hangers and leaners

• Pulls and Splits

This class is all hands-on after a 1.5 hour classroom instruction. Students will work in groups to accomplish specific tasks. All students will operate a chainsaw. Class is held rain or shine so plan accordingly. Class size is limited to 15 participants.

Who Should Attend

Anyone who uses a chainsaw in their daily/occasional work to maintain property, do storm damage cleanup, right-of-way clearing, fire-rescue, etc. can benefit from these workshops.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Individuals MUST successfully complete the Chainsaw Skills & Safety 2 - Day Course PRIOR to taking the Chainsaw Storm Debris Cleanup Class.

What To Bring

• Required equipment for the workshops:

• Hard Hat with Face Shield

• Safety Glasses

• Hearing Protection-Muffs or Plugs Gloves

• Long Pants and Chainsaw Chaps

• Heavy Leather Boots

• Fuel Mix and Bar Oil

• Saw Chain Files and Bar Wrenches for Saws

• Rain Gear

• Chainsaws should be brought for hands-on exercises

 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Fred Town of Berlin
Brian Town of Berlin
David Town of Berlin
Tom Town of Grafton
Chase Town of Grafton
Ernie Town of Grafton
Patrick Town of Grafton
Joe Town of Grafton
Jim Town of Berlin