SafetySkills Videos - Chainsaw Safety

Date: 3/31/2022 - 4/30/2023

Location: Online


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Capacity:

21/100



Overview

Description:

A chainsaw is a useful tool in many industries, but operating a chainsaw can be dangerous if the right precautions are not taken. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are about 36,000 chainsaw-related injuries each year. The risk of injury can be minimized by using safe operating procedures and wearing the proper personal protective equipment, or PPE. This course is intended for workers in general industry that operate chainsaws. This course is presented in English and Spanish. (13 min.)

Relevant Standards

29 CFR 1910 Subpart I - Personal Protective Equipment; 29 CFR 1910.269 - Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution; 29 CFR 1910.95 - Occupational Noise exposure

Prerequisites: None

Competencies

HPT 2.1.0

 

Introduction and Objectives

HPT 2.2.0

Understand required precautions before starting a chainsaw

HPT 2.3.0

Recognize which PPE is required when operating a chainsaw

HPT 2.4.0

Recognize how to safely handle and use a chainsaw

A chainsaw is a useful tool in many industries, but operating a chainsaw can be dangerous if the right precautions are not taken. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are about 36,000 chainsaw-related injuries each year. The risk of injury can be minimized by using safe operating procedures and wearing the proper personal protective equipment, or PPE. This course is intended for workers in general industry that operate chainsaws. This course is presented in English and Spanish.


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Attendees
First Name Affiliation
Michael Town of Savoy
Jorge Test Company 1 (Public)
chauncy Town of Winchester
STEVE Town of Winchester
Margie Wind Energy Center
Sophia Town of Tewksbury
Ken Town of Weston
Stephanie UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
Karen UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
Nicholas Merrimac COA and Senior Center
Nick Cornell Local Roads Program
Valerie Town of Kingston
paul Town of Winchester
John Town of Gill
ADAM Town of Winchester
Nick Town of Shrewsbury
Michael UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)
Kevin City of Waltham
Paul Town of Sandwich
Dawn Commonwealth of Massachusetts - Department of Labor Standards
Aldo UMass Transportation Center (UMTC)