April 3 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
SAWW Training is an umbrella organization that promotes safe and efficient chainsaw use, both professionally and recreationally, and oversees the development of training curriculums and the training of trainers. SAWW Certified Trainers are experts in their field. They are required to have extensive sawing experience, to participate in a rigorous certification process, and to refresh their skills in an annual training course. Certified Trainers stay current in regulation changes, and in safety and utilization techniques.
Level One review. Maintenance, hands-on filing, carburetor adjustment, limbing techniques, precision felling assessment, and precision at the stump, including notching, hinge, species differences and terrain. Felling practice.
What to Bring:
- Chaps and helmet (students may borrow instructors at no charge)
- Proper footwear (ie steel-toe work boots)
- Pack a lunch
- If you have a chainsaw bring it, the instructor will lend you one if you do not own one