Advanced Logger Safety

Advanced Logger Safety

This program reviews the basics for First Aid Rural environment care. In addition, the bulk of the program, through hands on team approach training, will be on how to make critical lifesaving decisions with specific emphasis on “Move or NOT Move.”

This training is open to all people who have completed the Introduction to Mechanized Logging Safety course and qualifies for the Safety Certified Mechanized Logger Category of the Vermont Logger Safety and Workers’ Compensation Insurance Program.

Three available dates and locations:

October 14, 2019 7:45 AM – 4 PM * Stan Robinson and Sons Log Yard, 2841 US-5, Passumpsic

October 15, 2019 7:45 AM – 4 PM * Lafoe Logging, LLC, 151 Tarbox Hill Road, Orleans

October 18, 2019 7:45 AM – 4 PM * Gagnon Lumber, 89 Stevens Road, Pittsford

Cost: $75 *Lunch is provided*

Class limit: 20 loggers per day

Instructor: Tim Emperor, Northeast Timber Safety Services 

The LEAP program, with recently updated training and continuing education standards, endorsed by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), has been recognized as one of the two qualifying certifications for Vermont Logger Safety and Workers’ Compensation Insurance Program. See list of trainings offered this fall and visit https://vtleap.com/events_workshops.php for additional details and registration information. Or call 802.235.2908