Chain Saw Safety

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) mentions the kind of injuries like those on left hand and lower left leg as the most common caused by chainsaw. The risk of these injuries can be reduced if the employers train their employees on the use of appropriate chainsaw safety and maneuver, and proper personal protective equipment (PPE).

Goals of the Course

This chainsaw safety course provides information on basic chainsaw safety regarding treetrimming, disaster clean-up, forestry and more to teach workers safe work practices which lessen the risk of chainsaw injuries and other logging incidents. This training program is compliant with rules and regulations within OSHA-defined Standard.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.

HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.

Audience Specified

The course has been particularly designed for loggers as they are the ones dealing with chainsaws
and face chainsaw-related injuries.

Learning Outcome:

At the completion of this training, students will be able to:

Chain Saw Safety Training Modules:

Module 1

Common hazards of jobsites, trees and logging equipment

Module 2

Selecting the right personal protective equipment (PPE)

Module 3

Critical provisions for logging work

Module 4

Developing and implementing logging activities

Quiz and Exam Information

Module Quiz

All modules are followed by quizzes, which are obligatory to pass to proceed forward in the course

Examinable Features

Completion time

A period of six months from original registration will be given to students to complete Chainsaw
Safety course. A student’s account will be expired after this period. A re-registration with complete subscription fee is essential to benefit from the course again

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