2011, English, Book, Illustrated edition: Tree faller's manual : techniques for standard and complex tree-felling operations / ForestWorks ; [illustrations by David McElvenny and Kath Ware, Workplace Training, NSW].

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Tree faller's manual : techniques for standard and complex tree-felling operations / ForestWorks ; [illustrations by David McElvenny and Kath Ware, Workplace Training, NSW]
 
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Physical Description
  • v, 66 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Published
  • Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2011.
Language
  • English

Edition details

Title
  • Tree faller's manual : techniques for standard and complex tree-felling operations /​ ForestWorks ; [illustrations by David McElvenny and Kath Ware, Workplace Training, NSW].
Also Titled
  • Chainsaw operator's manual.
Other Authors
  • McElvenny, David.
  • Ware, Kath.
  • ForestWorks.
  • CSIRO
Published
  • Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Publishing, 2011.
Physical Description
  • v, 66 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Subjects
Summary
  • The Tree faller's manual is an essential handbook for forest operators and others who need to fell trees manually using a hand-held chainsaw. This manual builds on the information provided by the Chainsaw operator's manual."--Back cover.
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.Introduction
  • Compliance with licensing
  • Tree-felling categories
  • 2.National competency standards
  • 3.Professional attitude
  • 4.Workplace safety
  • Risk assessment for tree fallers
  • Equipment, competence of faller and environment
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Your equipment
  • Other equipment
  • Competence of faller
  • The current and predicted weather conditions
  • The tree and its environment
  • Safe working distance
  • Escape route
  • Felling technique
  • Before starting the chainsaw
  • final check!
  • Safety warning signs used for felling operations
  • Hazardous trees
  • Typical examples of tree hazards
  • Typical examples of other hazards
  • Risk control process for trees with identified hazards
  • Tree felling
  • 5.Theory of felling
  • Importance of directional felling
  • Considerations before felling each standing tree
  • Natural lean of tree
  • Weight distribution of crown
  • Which tree to fell first
  • Contents note continued: Check for defects
  • Intergrowth with adjoining trees
  • Contact with adjoining trees
  • Wind conditions
  • Hangers or widow makers
  • Hung-up trees
  • Open spaces
  • Special conditions
  • Terrain
  • Hazards in the work area
  • 6.Preparation at each tree prior to felling
  • Clean around base of tree
  • Prepare escape route
  • 7.Standard tree-telling tecnniques
  • The scarf
  • Function of the scarf
  • Types of scarfs
  • Features of a good scarf
  • Depth of scarf
  • Standard scarf
  • Other types of scarf
  • Humbolt scarf
  • 90° scarf
  • V scarf
  • Scarf cutting technique
  • Putting your body in position
  • Aiming along the desired direction of fall
  • Achieving scarf cut angles
  • Size of opening
  • Wing cuts
  • Scarf cuts not matched (unequal depth)
  • Back cut
  • Back cutting techniques
  • Method A
  • Method B
  • Hingewood
  • Hingewood for the side lean
  • Splitting trees
  • Tree species
  • Causes of splitting
  • Contents note continued: Felling procedures to minimise splitting
  • Lifting trees
  • Wedges
  • Types of wedges
  • Using a wedge
  • Felling bars
  • As the tree falls
  • Post-felling checks
  • Tree with side lean
  • Tapered hingewood
  • Tapered hingewood plus wedge
  • Tree with forward lean
  • Back release cut
  • strap technique
  • Double leaders
  • Trees with backward lean
  • Techniques for small trees with the use of wedge or felling bar
  • Technique 1
  • Technique
  • Complex felling techniques
  • 8.Felling hazardous trees
  • General guidelines
  • Large trees
  • Centre scarf
  • Defective trees
  • Hollow trees
  • Stags
  • Burnt-out trees
  • Large multiple leader trees
  • Windblown trees
  • Felling technique for windblown trees still attached to stump
  • Tree snapped off above the ground
  • Root ball is lifted
  • Bent or stressed trees
  • Heavy forward-leaning trees with diameter greater than bar length
  • Strap technique
  • 9.Other techniques
  • Machine-assisted manual felling
  • Contents note continued: Tree jacking.
Notes
  • "This book is based on the Chainsaw operator's manual: the safe use of chainsaws, 6th ed., 2005"--T.p. verso.
  • Also available in an electronic version via the internet at the publisher's home page: http:/​/​www.publish.csiro.au.
Access Conditions
  • Online access restricted to licenced organisations.
Terms of Use
  • © ForestWorks 2011.
Technical Details
  • System requirements: Internet connectivity, World Wide Web browser. Downloading of an entire book requires Adobe Digital Editions. Use of bookmarks requires individual registration with Amigo Reader.
Language
  • English
ISBN
  • 9780643101548 (pbk.)
Dewey Number
  • 363.119634
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