© 2015 Created by Forest Safety Instruction

S.A.W.W  Level Three (8 hour course)

 

Introductions

Review Information Covered at Levels One and Two

Planning Process of Felling Difficult Trees

Identifying Other Hazards

  • Avoiding residual damage

  • Identifying hazardous defects

Introduction to the Prosight

  • Segment calculation

  • Height determination

  • Considering the lean

  •  Precision stump

  •  Practice Felling difficult trees

Review of training Q&A session  

 

Level one and level two or eqivalent are pre-requisite to level three

Level 3 provides students with techniques for handling difficult trees. In this level, students will learn various wedging techniques, segment calculation, height measurement, proper hinge placement, as well as limbing techniques. Participants in this level will learn how to fell a tree against the tree’s natural lean.