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Use a chainsaw from a rope and harness.
Demonstrate knowledge of operations that a TPO prohibits
Carry out a hazard assessment of the tree(s) to be worked upon.
Brief the ground staff
Demonstrate knowledge of the risk hierarchy for load bearing supplementary anchor points and use of tools in the tree
Check and prepare the chainsaw for intended operation(s)
Demonstrate ways to send a chainsaw aloft to the climber
Demonsrate the use of sewn tape slings for light weight limb removal
Achieve a working position and receive the chainsaw.
Start the warm (or cooled) saw in the tree
Change work position for cutting
Remove limbs using a chainsaw
Demonstrate knowledge of chainsaw handling in exceptional circumstances
Demonstrate knowledge of the reasons for correct natural target pruning