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ONLINE CHAINSAW SAFETY COURSE
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 ONLINE COURSE TOPICS
In this online chainsaw safety course, the following topics are covered:
- Safe chainsaw handling
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Required equipment
- The saw
- Felling trees
- Cutting techniques
COURSE DURATION: Approximately 60 minutes
ASSESSMENT: Knowledge testing is conducted throughout the course. Test questions are designed to reinforce the information presented and must be completed by each participant. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Each participant is allowed to repeat the course twice if the course pass mark has not been achieved.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION: Participants who successfully pass this course will be able to print and download an online certificate of completion.
COMPLETION VALIDATION DATE: The online certificate is valid for 3 years from the course completion date.
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.