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If an unexpected site specific habitat is encountered (e.g. stick nest, vernal, pool, bear den, legacy tree), the following action must be taken:
1. Avoid the area.
2. Communicate the incident to the supervisor.
3. Supervisor must follow proper proceduresCorrectIncorrect
How far must you leave trees from the waters edge in the no track zone?CorrectIncorrect
Under section 12 of the Clean Water Act, if you obtain a provisional permit for harvesting you may harvest up to 30 percent of the marketable trees located within 30 meters of the edge of the bank of a water course measured Horizontally. Tree harvesting must be evenly distributed throughout the harvest area.CorrectIncorrect
The operator can select cut up to 30 percent of the trees in the green “Leave” zone if a provisional permit has been issued?CorrectIncorrect
Under section 239(5) of the NB OHS Act 91-191
” No employee shall clean, maintain, adjust or repair a machine until the employee verifies that paragraphs 4(a) and (b) have been complied with and verifies by testing that the machine is inoperative.”CorrectIncorrect
The three types of third part forest certification systems are, 1) Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), 2) Canadian Standards Association (CSA), 3)Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).CorrectIncorrect
The goal of sustainable development is: “To maintain and enhance the long-term health of our forest ecosystems for the benefit of all living things, both nationally and globally, while providing environmental, economic, social and cultural opportunities for the benefit of present and future generations.”CorrectIncorrect
The following items are required on a forest harvest operation:
a. 40 lbs of fire extinguisher are required on machines at all times.
b. Operator and Contractor are responsible to have prescribed fire
suppression equipment on site in good working order.
c. Smoking restricted as per supervisors instructions.
d. Operator is responsible to have ability to be pumping water on the fire
in 20 minutes, when the fire hazard is moderate or higher (a back tank
can be used for felling, processing,& site prep machines working alone).CorrectIncorrect
Private land falls into two categories in NB, 1) Industrial Freehold, which is private land owned by forestry companies, 2) Private woodlots.CorrectIncorrect
Under section 12 of the Clean Water Act if a Provisional Permit is issued the operator can operate the wheeled or tracked harvesting equipment within 15 meters of the edge of the bank of the watercourse.CorrectIncorrect
The part of the tree that contains the branches and leaves/needles is called?CorrectIncorrect
How far from a waters edge can the operator cut all trees without having to leave buffer strips?CorrectIncorrect
Both Industrial Freehold and Private woodlots must have had their lands certified by one of the recognized third-party sustainable forest management (SFM) certification programs.CorrectIncorrect
Regarding Soil and Water best management practices in NB Forest operations, sa a professional forest worker, I apply my forestry occupational skills and knowledge in soil and water BMP’s. We install culverts, temporary crossings, and bridges; we minimize site rutting with machines, and follow regulations concerning harvesting in or near riparian zones.CorrectIncorrect