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Course Name: Game of Logging - Level 1 (8 hours)
Register By: 3/23/19

Type: Core
Course Date: 3/30/19
Time:
8:00 am
Credit Hours: 8
Price: $90
Location:
Lake Ariel
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Description:
THIS TRAINING IS BEING OFFERED THROUGH THE NORTHERN TIER HARDWOOD ASSOCIATION (NTHA). CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

NOTE: THIS CLASS IS NOT BEING SPONSORED BY THE PENNSYLVANIA SIC. IF YOU WOULD LIKE CORE OR CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT YOU MUST SUBMIT THE TRAINING USING OUR NON-PA SFI COURSE CREDIT FORM ($20 FEE) - AVAILABLE UNDER THE "FORMS" SECTION OF OUR WEBSITE. THE PARTICIPANT IS RESPONSIBLE FOR PRINTING, COMPLETING, AND SUBMITTING IT TO THE PA SFI OFFICE WITH ALL NECESSARY PAPERWORK AND PAYMENT.

Game of Logging - Level 1 (8 hours) - focuses on introducing the participant to open face felling and the development of techniques to safely use it. Topics covered include personal protective equipment, chainsaw safety features, chainsaw reactive forces, bore cutting, pre-planning the fell, and understanding hinge wood strength. Game of Logging - Level 1 can be repeated for Continuing Education credit if the individual has not completed the class within the last 5 years.

Meeting Location:
162 Beaver Run Ln
Lake Ariel, PA 18436

Instructor:
Kevin Snyder (814) 671-4508

What to Bring:
PPE – hardhat, hearing protection, eye protection, chain saw chaps, sturdy leather boots, and appropriate clothing for the weather (rain or shine) and running a chain saw. This training is held entirely in the woods. You may bring your own saw and felling equipment, but it’s not required.


  Please Note: The registration deadline for
this course has past or the course is full.

Additional Information

•  Registration fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable after the course registration deadline if the course is held and you do not attend.
•  Courses may be cancelled if a minimum number of students are not registered by the registration deadline. Please register on time.
•  Employees insured through Eastern Forestry Insurance Group can have the $90 registration fee for GOL classes reimbursed by WJ Cox Insurance.
•  Northern Tier Hardwood Association members can apply for a 50% reimbursement of registration costs after completing courses. Contact NTHA at (570) 265-7753.
•  For a full description of the PA SFI Training Policies, please visit www.sfiofpa.org/requirements.


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