Chainsaw Safety

Operating a chainsaw is extremely dangerous, even in normal working conditions. Safe usage should be of the highest importance to employers, managers and employees. This chainsaw safety

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training: Code of Practice for Managing Health and Safety in Forestry Operations, in accordance with section 60 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (No. 10 of 2005). The course covers basic chainsaw safety relating to tree falling, tree trimming, disaster clean-up, forestry and more. The chainsaw safety training course is compliant with rules and regulations set by the HSA. Health and Safety Authority.

Learn Safe Chainsaw Use and Maintenance Course

In the Chainsaw Safety Course, you will learn:

  • Safety requirements when handling a chainsaw
  • Personal Protective Equipment requirements
  • Anatomy of a chainsaw
  • Mechanics of the battery chainsaw
  • Inspection of the battery chainsaw
  • Proper method of felling trees
  • Cutting techniques
  • Cross cutting and manual stacking
  • Hazards associated with chainsaws

 

Duration

The Chainsaw Safety Online Course takes approximately 60 mins to complete.

Testing

Participants in the Chainsaw Safety will be assessed by a test after viewing the course material. Participants must achieve a mark of 80% or higher to earn their certificate of completion. Those that do not reach the required mark will be allowed to repeat the course two additional times.

Resources are available in the form of a comprehensive student manual.

 

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