Feb 02, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog

NRS 108 - Chainsaw Safety and Certification

1 Credits

Students learn to safely operate a chainsaw according to US Forest Service operation rules. Students are eligible to complete a certification field day to earn the first step of S-212 – Wildfire Chainsaws, and work their way toward becoming a Faller Class A. Students are required to attend 2 evening sessions, and 1 full day Saturday session in the field. Typically this class occurs in Mid April. Course content includes: required safety equipment (PPE), safe saw handling and work positioning, minimizing risks, basic operation, advanced bucking and limbing, basic felling theory, advanced felling techniques, saw maintenance.
Course Fee.

Prerequisites: Instructor consent required.