Introduction

Chainsaw Safety Training Online

Chainsaw Safety Training Online

Course Duration

30 Minutes

Price

$35

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Membership

Course Summary

Chainsaws are one of the most dangerous hand tools anyone can buy in the open market. If used incorrectly, it can result in serious injuries to both the operator and other loggers nearby. Chainsaw Safety discusses the hazards and potential injuries that incorrect and careless usage of chainsaws can cause. It will educate you and your employees on; chainsaw safety features, proper personal protective equipment, operating techniques, and procedures that operators need to use and follow to keep safe when operating equipment.

Course Outline

Common hazards and protection measures
  • Kickback forces
  • Pushback forces
  • Pull in forces
  • Vibrations
  • Noise
  • Flying debris
PPE requirements
  • Head protection
  • Hearing protection
  • Hand protection
  • Face protection
  • Leg protection
  • Foot protection
Safe operating techniques
  • Preparing and maintaining the saw
  • Starting the saw
  • Operating the saw
  • Transporting the saw
  • Storing the saw
Safe operating procedures
  • Felling
  • Trimming and bucking
  • Pruning

Who Needs Chainsaw Safety Learning?

Chainsaw Safety is intended for forestry workers such as loggers, fallers, buckers, limbers, choppers, landing chasers, logging operators, employers, and others who use chainsaws as part of their operation. Regular chainsaw owners who use the equipment in their homes for various non-commercial purposes can also benefit from this training course.

Continuing Education Credits

HRPA has approved this course for CPD. Please contact us at 800.815.9980 to find out more.