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Undertake sectional felling techniques.
Demonstrate knowledge of the legal and environmental factors that may be present on the work site
Undertake a hazard assessment of the tree(s) to be worked upon
Carry out pre use checks and maintenance of the chainsaw
Brief the ground staff
. Achieve a working position and receive the chainsaw.
Start the warm (or cooled) saw in the tree
Remove limbs of trees using a chainsaw
Remove vertical trunk sections using a chainsaw
Return to the ground, store equipment and ensure that the site is safe and tidy.
Demonstrate knowledge of lowering operations and equipment. (LOLER 1998)