MIS315 – Chainsaw Operation and Tree Felling


A Minimum Industry Standard for Chainsaw Use and Tree Felling


This standard covers the work tasks of preparing, maintaining and using chainsaws, as well as tree felling using a variety of cuts and techniques both from the ground and whilst working at height.


About the MIS Series


This book is one in a series of Minimum Industry Standards (MIS) produced by Arboriculture Australia Ltd and the New Zealand Arboricultural Association in consultation with the national arboriculture community in both countries. These industry peer-reviewed documents provide a ‘body of knowledge’ which is shared by practitioners and can be used as the basis for training, dissemination of skills and professional development.

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