Chainsaw Storm Debris Cleanup - Sudbury

Date: 6/16/2020 8:00 AM - 6/16/2020 3:00 PM

Location: Sudbury PD
75 Hudson Rd.

Sudbury, Massachusetts

Capacity:

15/15


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

Training post-classroom instruction will be at 82 Morse Rd. Sudbury, MA 01776.

 
Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Steven Town of Sudbury
Carlos Town of Sudbury
Cameron Town of Sudbury
Marc DCR-DWSP Wachusett
John Town of Belmont
Scott Town of Belmont DPW
Francis Town of Boxborough DPW
Steven Town of Hanson Highway Department
Joseph Town of Sudbury
Chris Town of Boxborough DPW
Michael Town of Hanson
William City of Cambridge DPW
Michael Town of Belmont
Omar Town of Belmont
Travis Town of Boxborough DPW
Instructors
  • Michael Smith
    Technical Training Specialist at UMTC UMass Amherst