Chainsaw Safety

Learn how to safely operate and control your chainsaw

CHAINSAW SAFETY ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW

When you see the power with which a chainsaw can cut down a tree, it’s not hard to understand why chainsaw operators must respect their tool. A healthy respect for and knowledge of your chainsaw’s limits and hazards will help you effectively mitigate them and keep yourself and others safe.

Using live action demonstrations, animated diagrams, and interactive activities, this online Chainsaw Safety course provides you with the knowledge necessary to operate and control your chainsaw both safely and effectively. No matter if you’ll be cutting trees or construction materials like HDPV pipe, this course covers the necessary preparations, safety measures, cutting techniques, and post-operational procedures you need to safely complete your work.

CHAINSAW SAFETY ONLINE COURSE TOPICS

  • Chainsaw components and safety features
  • Types of chainsaws
  • Physical and site preparation for chainsaw use
  • Safety requirements for chainsaw use, including PPE
  • Hazard assessment, identification, and control
  • Pre-operational inspections and function checks
  • Chainsaw start-up methods
  • Cutting techniques and best practices
  • Post-operational maintenance and inspection
  • Chain filing

Universally Compatible

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.

Duration

Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 75 minutes.

Testing

Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.

Certificate

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.

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