Chainsaw Skills & Safety - 2 Day Halifax

Date: 4/14/2020 8:00 AM - 4/15/2020 3:00 PM

Location: Halifax Highway Department
60 Hemlock Lane

Halifax, Massachusetts





Topics covered include basic safety equipment, PPE, the saws 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

7:30 am Registration, 8:00 am Class

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 Brenda Codella at 413-522-6434 or at least 14 days prior to the event. Such services are provided free of charge.

First Name Affiliation
William City of Cambridge DPW
Trevor Town of Medway
Daryl Town of Medway
Bobby Town of Halifax
Steven Town of Hanson Highway Department
Melissa Town of Halifax
Michael Town of Hanson
Jay Town of Medway
Felipe Town of Medway
Kyle Town of Westborough
David Town of Halifax
Donald Town of Westborough
  • Michael Smith
    Technical Training Specialist at UMTC UMass Amherst