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Fall tree in any direction Low Moderate Buck small bole where piece can be easily lifted and moved. Low Buck large bole with pre-plan of how to move piece Moderate No safe lay STOP Reevaluate Hazards Overhead hazards Other Tree hazards in cutting area Environmental Hazards Cutting area hazards Wood Hazards – rot, cracks. Fall tree in any direction Low Fall tree in specific lay Moderate Buck small bole where piece can be easily lifted and moved.
Low Buck large bole with pre-plan of how to move piece Moderate No safe lay STOP Reevaluate Hazards Low Overhead hazards Other Tree hazards in cutting area Environmental Hazards Cutting area hazards.
Dec 10, OHLEC is what we would call a new strategy being used when a sawyer approaches any given cutting situation. Using this strategy a sawyer can assess any potential situation in falling or bucking and limbing.
Wednesday when a tree branch hanging over the road gave way and struck both vehicles.
The sawyer stating what they see and what their plan is, the rest of the trail crew now knows what to expect. Objective, Fiber, Lay, Terrain, Known Tree Defects If YES Proceed If NO Reassess Storm Damage or Jackstraws >Double Cut Undercut/Backcut Steeply Sloping Ground STOP Reevaluate No Safe lay No Escape Route No Escape from Hazards OHLEC Double Cut Undercut/Backcut Do these.
“push” a tree over. Incorrect-wedges are used to “lift” a tree in order to overcome the center weighted mass of the tree: Sawyer evaluation is a TEST.
Incorrect-It is an evaluation of skills and an opportunity to treeclearing.bar about how to deliver the results of an evaluation to help the sawyer be successful and learn Pretty stumps are the. Aug 15, One person dead, 3 critically injured in Pisgah National Forest after tree falls on cars. The U.S. Forest Service will do an assessment on a large oak tree, which fell on two cars Aug.
14 that. May 13, falling axe. Always look for and clear out escape routes 45 degrees away from tree.
A: You're typically only considered responsible if neglect on your part was a contributing factor to the tree's demise.
Walk out both the escape route and where the tree is to be felled looking for such hazards as snags, down logs, jill pokes, rocks, stumps, hang ups and low hanging limbs Conduct OHLEC process. I - Catastro- phic D - Seldom 2 - High.