CSAW Level 1 Training

Apr 6, 2015, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Friday, April 3, 2015
OFA members $100 New individual member $150
Ohio State University - Mansfield Eisenhower Hall - Board Room 1760 University Drive Mansfield, OH 44906

CSAW Level 1 Training

This is a full 8 hour class with a lecture portion in the morning and a hands-on portion in the afternoon.  This class focuses on personal protective equipment (PPE), safety features of the chainsaw head, five point safety check, maintenance of the power head and guide bar, components of the saw tooth, angles and their functions, proper filing, and the reative forces of the chain and guide bar.  

The field section covers benefits of open-face felling, benefits of using a hinge and bore method, five step pre-felling plan, tree felling demonstration, and participant tree felling.  In this course each participant will fell a tree under the guidance of an instructor.

This course is offered through the Ohio Forestry Association and they are handling registration.

Class size is limited!  Register early!