Basic Chainsaw Safety

COURSE FEES:
 

Flat rate of $1,200 total for the 1 day for up to 10 students and an additional $50/student over 10 students.
 

TRAVEL FEES:
 

Distances less than 100km from Hythe, Alberta - $.85/kilometer return from Hythe, Alberta.

Distances greater than 100km from Hythe, Alberta - $.85/kilometer return from Hythe, Alberta + $30 extra charge for every additional 100km return from Hythe.

**Overnight accommodations and meal charges may apply for distances greater than 200 km from Hythe, Alberta
 

CANCELLATION POLICY:
 

Course can be cancelled, up to 16 hours before class starting time, without any penalty.

If cancelled, within 16 hours, then a flat fee of $400 will be charged.

This fee however, will be deducted from the next bill, if another course is booked and completed.
 


 

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
 

Course covers chain saw safety dealing mainly with slashing and bucking, and felling trees of all sizes.

 

*Note: This course, only certifies felling trees under 6 inches Diameter Stump height. A full felling certificate is obtained through a different and longer course that we currently do not offer.
 

DURATION OF COURSE:
 

7 hours
 

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

If available please bring PPE and a chain saw. If you do not have either, that is fine.


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.
 

QUALIFICATIONS BY COMPLETING THE COURSE:
 

A ticket, providing certification of completing the course, that is good for three years. Tickets will be issued immediately on completion of course, with photo copies for the employers' records.
 

INSTRUCTOR'S QUALIFICATIONS:
 

  • Supervised or inspected felling operations used in logging, seismic hazard abatement, forest fire fighting, danger tree falling etc.
  • No injury or time loss accidents of any crews supervised or inspected.
  • Previously attended safe chain saw handling course
  • 40 years' experience of operating a chain saw during course of duties, while working in the bush on and off. No injuries or accidents.

 



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lyle@lrm.ca

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