hercules training academy chain saw safety course

 

 

 

Hercules Training Academy Course: Chain Saw Safety

OVERVIEW

This program is designed for anyone operating a chainsaw. It can be customised to accommodate the needs of chainsaw users such as municipal workers, private woodlot owners, surveyors, bridge builders, etc. This program covers the fundamentals of operating a chainsaw safely and covers important topics such as: sharpening and maintenance, danger tree identification and management, safe handling and felling and limbing. This courseincludes a practical component where participants will demonstrate their new skills in a treed environment.

CONTENT 
  • Regulations
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Hazard assessment
  • Bucking
  • Preparing the felling zone
  • Notching
  • Felling
  • Use of felling tools
  • Limbing
  • Maintenance
FORMAT 

The program is a combination of theory and practical training. Students are evaluated by means of a written test and a practical evaluation. Upon successful completion of the program, a certificate will be issued.

DURATION 

½ day bucking only, 1 day and two day programs also available.

LOCATION

Training is delivered at the Hercules Training Academy or can also be delivered on-site.

REQUIRED PPE 

CSA approved safety boots (chain saw cut resistant required in NB), safety glasses, hard hat (with visor), hearing protection, Chain saw cut resistant pants or chaps.

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