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Basic Chainsaw Safety

chainsaw safety

This course, only certifies felling trees under 6 inches diameter at stump height. A fullsize tree felling certificate is obtained through a different and longer course that we currently do not offer.

Length of Course: 7 Hours

Certification: LRM Enterprises
Prerequisites: Be at least 16 years of age

Attire: Appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), outdoor clothing and a chainsaw
Valid: 3 Years

Course Details:

Parts of a chainsaw
PPE
Saw Maintenance and sharpening techniques.
General Safety when using a chainsaw including fueling, carrying and starting a saw.
Prevention of kickbacks, pull-outs and pull-ins.
Felling trees with a chainsaw
Bucking/limbing trees with a chainsaw
Accidents that have occurred and how they could have been prevented

Course Outcome:

Greatly reduce or eliminate chainsaw related accidents and incidents
Improve efficiency by proper maintenance of a chainsaw.
Improve production though proper techniques and maintenance.
Make sure companies have done all they can to ensure the safety of their workers.

  • December 1, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sorry, no classes are currently scheduled. Please call 250 787 9315 or email us at reception@alpha-training.ca to add your name to our Course Interest List. To book a private or on-site/client site training course visit our on-site training page.

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