Chainsaw Operations

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About The Course: Chainsaw Operations

Chainsaws are potentially dangerous machines which can cause fatal or major injuries if not used correctly. It is essential that anyone who uses a chainsaw at work should have received adequate training and be competent in using a chainsaw for the type of work that they are required to do.

In recent years (in forestry and arboriculture) direct contact with a chainsaw has caused 5 deaths and many serious injuries. These do not include the high numbers of other types of accident that occur during felling, pruning and other related work.

 

Course Structure:

  • Planning for your Safety
  • Safety Features
  • Risk of Kickback
  • Operators Manual
  • Fuelling and Lubrication
  • Cold and Hot Starting
  • Preparing the Site Before Felling
  • Felling Cuts

 

Duration:

One day