ArborMaster L1 Precision Tree Felling, Chainsaw Safety & Handling

8:00am 4:30pm

Ashford, Connecticut

ArborMaster Training: L1 Precision Tree Felling, Chainsaw Safety & Handling - 2 Day Module

No prerequisites other than eligibility to attend requirements.

Course Description

The participants will learn and apply effective tree felling methods through systematic planning and skillful implementation of the work plan. A practical understanding and application of leverage, mechanical advantage, and ergonomics, as they relate to precision tree felling, removal and chainsaw handling, will be taught, demonstrated and practiced. Students will learn, develop skills and measure their own results. 

Condensed Course Overview:

  • Safety and Risk Management
  • Chainsaw Handling and Operation
  • Precision Cutting Methods and Best Practice
  • Planning Procedures
  • Leverage and Mechanical Advantage
  • Preventative Maintenance and Sharpening
  • C.O.D.I.T.

For an expanded course outline, please contact ArborMaster. 

What to Bring

Students are encouraged to bring any equipment they use and/or would like to discuss with the instructor.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Required

  • Hard hat
  • Ear protection
  • Eye protection
  • Work gloves
  • Work boots
  • Chainsaw protective pants or chaps

Please note: 

You are welcome to bring your own chainsaw; however, it is not necessary to the course, as we will have saws on hand for your use.

Classes will take place rain or shine. We suggest before departing for your program, that you check the extended forecast in the area that the training will be held. If rain is at all forecasted, we recommend that you bring appropriate rain gear, thermal undergarments if in a colder climate and a change of clothing on the day of class.