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Women's Chainsaw Safety Workshop

Nebraska Forest Service

Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

Women's Chainsaw Safety Workshop

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Women's Intro Chainsaw Workshop Jun 5, 2019 Free  

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This one day chainsaw safety course is designed for women. If you're interested in learning to use a chainsaw or looking to become more proficient and gain the necessary skills for advanced chainsaw use, this class is for you.

During the one day class, a trained chainsaw instructor will cover safety, maintenance, and basic operation. The class will start off indoors then move outside for lunch and hands-on practice operating chainsaws.

What to Bring:

If you have your own saw, please bring it! The best saw to learn on is the one you will be operating. Please wear long pants and plan to secure any loose fitting clothing, hair, and jewelry. We will have a working lunch on site.

  • Chainsaw - if applicable
  • Lunch
  • Long Pants
  • Gloves

For those who don't own a chainsaw, we will provide saws for you to use. We will also provide ear and eye protection and chaps.


0800-0830: Introductions, Logistics
0830-0900: Basic Terminology
0900-0930: Personal Protective Equipment
0930-1030: Safety
1030-1130: Techniques/Maintenance Overview
1130-1230: Lunch, open forum Q&A
1230-1530: Stations 1 hour at each

  • Brushing/Limbing
  • Felling/Bucking
  • Chipping

1530-1600:Tree Felling Demo
1600-1630:After Action Review
1630-1700: Clean up


Contact Heather Nobert or Matt Holte

Heather: (402) 472-2941 or
Matt: (402) 472-6060 or 

 **Thanks to @realwomenintimber for the photo! Follow @realwomenintimber on Instagram.



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1825 N. 38th St.
Keim Hall
Room 264
Lincoln, NE 68503

Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CDT)

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