Storm-Damaged Tree Cleanup Training

— Written By Anelle Ammons

All tree care workers face the danger of storm-damaged trees that must be urgently removed. A North American Training Solutions instructor will explain and
demonstrate rigging, distance release techniques, and handling wood under pressure. Participants will learn how to handle leaners, snags, hangers, and other
frequently encountered challenges.

$20 (Lunch Fee)
February 22, 2019
9 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
N.C. Cooperative Extension, Rutherford County Center
193 Callahan – Koon Rd Suite 164
Spindale, NC 28160

Register Online:
Storm-Damaged Tree Cleanup Training

or call 828-287-6010.

Eligibility Recommendations:
Experienced chainsaw operators who are trained in basic chainsaw safety, use, and maintenance. You should have prior chainsaw training or considerable experience before this course.

Applicable Standards:
This course meets the ANSI/ASSE Z490.1 Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training as well as OSHA 1910.266 and ANSI Z133.

Attendees must wear the following PPE: eye protection, head protection, and ear protection.

CEUs applied for.

Hannah Bundy, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Rutherford County Center

For a free, local, beginner class on chainsaw safety, join us on Feb 7.