Earn your Chainsaw Safety certificate upon successful completion of this course
Chainsaw Safety Awareness
CHAINSAW SAFETY AWARENESS ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW
This program is designed to cover the basics of safe, effective chainsaw use including:
- Required protective equipment for use in the forestry industry
- Parts of the chainsaw
- Saw maintenance and sharpening
- Effective tree-cutting techniques, including notching and cutting, limbing and bucking, with a strong emphasis on safety
- Forestry danger zones and hazardous trees
- Proper stance
- Operator fatigue
CHAINSAW SAFETY AWARENESS ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
- Safe chainsaw handling
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Required equipment
- The saw
- Felling trees
- Cutting techniques
This content developer is recognized by the International Competency Assessment Board (I-CAB) for its expertise in this subject matter and is listed as a competency development resource for I-CAB assessment participants.
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.
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 60 minutes.
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 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.