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Course Dates: June 11 - June 15, 2012
This 28 hour course
is a combined classroom/field exercise format providing skill training
for work as a power saw operator on wildfires. Cutting techniques and
procedures presented are of uniform applicability throughout the United
States. Significant tree/brush species differences are addressed as
necessary, and local and regional species are stressed.
• Demonstrate skill
in use and handling of power saws.
• Identify safe and correct procedures for felling, bucking, and slashing.
• Identify correct power saw troubleshooting and repair procedures.
desiring to gain competency in the use of power saws.