intermediate chainsaw level is for people dedicated for hands on
training in compression and tension reading, limbing and bucking
techniques, wedges and chainsaw maintenance.
Quick refresher of basic chainsaw safety
Maintenance and sharpening/carburetor adjustments
Precision hinging and open face establishment
Differences in tree species
Felling plan/escape route
Bucking and limbing techniques
Each person is required to have for this course PPE (saw chaps/cutting pants, hardhat with visor/safety glasses, gloves, and steel toed boots/cut resistant, hearing protection). Chainsaw must be in working order, fuel and bar oil. Certificate will be issued upon completion of class. NOTE: Must have 20 hours of previous chainsaw safety training before enrolling in this level.