Chainsaw Storm Debris Cleanup - Chatham

Date: 8/26/2022 7:30 AM - 8/26/2022 3:00 PM

Location: Chatham Fire Dept.
135 Depot Road

Chatham, Massachusetts




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

This event is accessible to people with disabilities and individuals with limited English proficiency. If you need a reasonable accommodation (such as American Sign Language Interpreters, assistive listening devices, handouts in alternate formats, etc.) and/or language assistance (such as translated documents or an interpreter) to fully participate, please contact Mike Smith at at least 14 days prior to the event. Such services are provided free of charge.

First Name Affiliation
Ray Town of Mansfield
Richard Town of Chatham DPW
Connor Town of Mansfield
Donnovan Town of Chatham DPW
Ryan Town of Mansfield
Jerome Town of Chatham DPW
Noah Town of Chatham DPW
Brian Town of Chatham DPW
Christopher Town of Chatham DPW
Jeremy Town of Chatham DPW
Toby Town of Chatham DPW
John Paul Town of Chatham DPW