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Forest Applications Training (AREA) -- February 10-12, 2020

Dates: Feb 10 - 12, 2020   2020-02-10 2020-02-12 America/Chicago Forest Applications Training (AREA) -- February 10-12, 2020 DAY 1 Personal Protective Equipment Chainsaw safety features Reactive Forces and the Bore Cut The Hinge The Face Notch The Cutter Tooth Information before felling Scoring to steer retention of topics DAY 2 RDT Maintenance The Cutter Tooth Run Check/Carburetor adjustment Hands-on practice of round chain filing and or chisel bit Introduction to Spring Poles Height Measuring Wedging and Binds Introduction to Wedging Side lean and target accuracy DAY 3 Discussion of Pressures and Binds Springpoles Windthrown Trees/Hangers Site Information/Assessment Hazard Removals and Recognition Wedging use for Pressures and Binds Delimbing, Topping and Bucking techniques Review of Notching and Hinge Debris removal and Ergonomics Throw line and Rope Discussions TBA Alabama Rural Electric Association
Location: TBA

DAY 1

Personal Protective Equipment

Chainsaw safety features

Reactive Forces and the Bore Cut

The Hinge

The Face Notch

The Cutter Tooth

Information before felling

Scoring to steer retention of topics

DAY 2

RDT Maintenance

The Cutter Tooth

Run Check/Carburetor adjustment

Hands-on practice of round chain filing and or chisel bit

Introduction to Spring Poles

Height Measuring

Wedging and Binds

Introduction to Wedging

Side lean and target accuracy

DAY 3

Discussion of Pressures and Binds

Springpoles

Windthrown Trees/Hangers

Site Information/Assessment

Hazard Removals and Recognition

Wedging use for Pressures and Binds

Delimbing, Topping and Bucking techniques

Review of Notching and Hinge

Debris removal and Ergonomics

Throw line and Rope Discussions

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