Chainsaw Maintenance and Safety
Join Head Arborist John Del Rosso for an interactive workshop on chainsaw maintenance and safety. Designed for professionals and gardeners with some chainsaw experience, you will learn how to best maintain your chainsaw, make effective felling cuts and tension cuts, use proper PPE, and develop safe work habits.
You are encouraged to bring your own chainsaw and PPE (eye protection, ear protection, and boots). Participants will not actually be operating their chainsaws during this class.
This workshop will begin indoors at the Dana Greenhouses Classroom, and then the group will take a van over to the Materials Yard to do some cuts and demonstrations.
The Massachusetts Arborists Association will be granting two safety credits for this course for both MCA and MCLP.
Audience: This program is geared towards adults.
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