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Course Name: Game of Logging - Level 1 (8 hours)
Course Date: 4/13/21

Type: Core
Register By: 4/11/21
Time:
7:30 am
Credit Hours: 8
Price: $95
Location:
Laughlintown
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Description:
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.

***IN-PERSON TRAINING PARTICIPANTS MUST AGREE TO ADHERE TO ALL NECESSARY COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS***

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:
DCNR Forbes State Forest office
1291 Route 30
Laughlintown, PA 15655
(724) 238-1200

Instructor:
Kevin Snyder (814) 671-4508

Lunch:
Is on your own. Please bring your lunch and water to the training as there will not be time to leave the site during the day.

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 must bring your own saw and felling equipment. Sharing will not be allowed. All participants must have a face covering.

Liability Release:
Because this training is being held on state forest lands, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania requires that every participant and spectator sign a liability release form on the day of the training. Participants and spectators that are under 18 years of age on the day of the training will be required to also have a parent/guardian signature.


  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.
•  Registration is on a first come, first served basis. Your space in a course will not be reserved until the registration fee is paid. Please do not delay in making payment or your space could be given to another participant.
•  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 Alliance Insurance Group can have the 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 https://www.sfiofpa.org/logger_training.php


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