Online Chainsaw Safety Training 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
Certificate of Completion
Participants who successfully pass this chainsaw safety course will be able to print and download an online certificate of completion.
The online certificate is valid for 3 years from the course completion date.
Assessment and Testing
Knowledge testing is conducted throughout the chainsaw safety 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 online chainsaw safety certificate of completion. Each participant is allowed to repeat the course twice if the course pass mark has not been achieved.
Approximately 1 hour
Safe chainsaw handling
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)