The Hazard Tree and Tree Felling Subcommittee (HTTFS) provides and promotes the application of an effective risk management process when working in hazard tree environments and conducting chain saw operations.
- Provide products to assist in the identification and mitigation of risk factors and decision-making ability in the hazard tree environment.
- Provide analysis and guidance to the interagency wildland fire community concerning tree hazard identification and mitigation, chain saw and cross-cut saw operations, and tree felling operations in wildland fire.
- Produce various hazard tree training products and reference materials designed to reduce hazard tree related accidents and maintain consistency and standardization among the NWCG partners.
- BC Faller Training Standard - Part 1 of 2
- BC Faller Training Standard - Part 2 of 2
- FS Field Guide for Danger Tree Identification & Response
Individual Tree Risk Assessment Tools
- Field Guide for Danger-Tree Identification and Response along Forest Roads and Work Sites in Oregon and Washington
- Mountain Pine Beetle References
- Mountain Pine Beetle Pamphlet
- Mountain Pine Beetle Attack - Levels of Risk in Stands
- Sawing Operations in Stands Effected by Mountain Pine Beetle
Tree Felling Toolbox
*This document is historical and is not currently accessible; please contact NWCG if you need assistance having the documents read.
- Strawberry Fire Fatality Learning Review
- Factual Report Brian Hughes Serious Accident Investigation
- Lolo Peak Fire Tree-Strike Fatality Narrative Report
- Lolo Peak Fire Tree-Strike Fatality Field Report
- 2004-2019 Tree Felling Accident Analysis
OSHA Logging Toolbox
Fuel Geyser Awareness
2019 Interagency Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation Operations, Chapter 13 Firefighter Training and Qualifications