Safe chain saw operation.

Publisher: University of Idaho Cooperative Extension Service, Washington State University Cooperative Extension Service, Oregon State University Cooperative Extension Service, and U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Corvallis, Or.]

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Other titlesChain saw operation.
SeriesPNW -- 228., PNW (Series) -- 228.
ContributionsKarsky, Thomas Joseph., University of Idaho. Cooperative Extension Service., Washington State University. Cooperative Extension., Oregon State University. Extension Service., United States. Dept. of Agriculture.
The Physical Object
Pagination10 p. :
Number of Pages10
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Open LibraryOL17613367M

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This flipchart book is your training tool for teaching forest workers about the hazards that come with working with chainsaws. The information is tailored for workers in Oregon, but most of it is relevant for forest workers throughout the U.S.

Using a chain saw safely and effectively promotes efficiency in clearing brush, cutting firewood, harvesting, and any other wood‑ land activity requiring the use of a chain saw. However, chain saws are dangerous. Using them requires a satisfactory level of physical conditioning and adequate skill in using and maintaining a saw.

Safe use of a chain saw involves 1 the operator 2 the chain saw 3 the use of the chain saw. THE OPERATOR Physical Condition You must be in good physical condition and mental health and not under the influence of any substance (drugs, alcohol, etc.) which might impair vision, dexterity or judgment.

Do not operate this chain saw when you are File Size: 1MB. Chainsaw Operation is a practical guide to safe work Safe chain saw operation. book for chainsaw operators. The introductory chapter provides an overview of chainsaw development through the years.

As such, there are a number of old illustrations. Further, this chapter offers advice on the selection of. This book provides an excellent overview of how to choose, maintain and utilize a chainsaw in a safe and responsible manner.

I was a little skeptical initially, because I wondered if it was primarily a safety manual that avoided semi-professional advice/5(). • All cutting operations should be carried out in accordance with Australian Standard () “Chainsaws – Guide to Safe Working Practices”. • Use both hands to hold the chainsaw, with top hand thumb under front handle • Always stand with secure footing and stance.

One in 5 chain saw injuries are from kickback. • Slide 5: Four Steps to Prevention Education Supervised Practice The Planning Phase Safe Operation at the Site • Slide 6: Take all four steps to make operation of a chain saw a safer experience.

• Slide 7: Parts of a Chain Saw • Slide 8: Look for these safety features Low kickback saw chain. up of chain saw flooding engine, loss of control, cut from chain, saw kickback, fire set chain break, clear chain passage, secure saw while starting, idle to operating temperature employee operation kickback, cuts from chain, whipback, being struck from falling trees, wrenching from pinched bar, fire, back injuries.

Never use the chain saw when it is not completely assembled. - Before starting the chain saw ensure that you have a safe footing. - Put the chain saw into operation only as described in this instruc-tion manual (8). Other starting methods are not allowed.

- When starting the chain saw it must be well supported and securely held. rocks from Safe chain saw operation. book chainsaw’s path. • Never work alone. • Use proper personal protective equipment (PPE). Operating the Chainsaw • Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions for chainsaw operation and maintenance.

• Start the saw on the ground or another firm support with the brake engaged. • Keep both hands on the handles and maintain. Chainsaw Safety Basics. Personal protective equipment. Let’s start with the basics: your personal protective equipment or PPE. Any time that you operate a chainsaw you really need to wear eye protection, ear protection, good sturdy boots, long pants, a long sleeve shirt, gloves, and chainsaw.

handed operation. A chainsaw is intended to be used with two hands. Do not operate a chainsaw when you are fatigued. Use safety footwear; snug-fitting clothing; protective gloves; and eye, hearing, and head protect-ion devices. Important Safety Precautions for Chain Saw. Chainsaw Operation SWP.

Background: The use of any chain saw may be hazardous. The chain has many sharp teeth. If the teeth contact your skin in any way they may cut you.

The chain at full throttle can reach speeds of 45 MPH, it is important that you read & understand as well as observe the following safety precautions. Get this from a library. Chainsaw operation: a practical guide to safe work technique for chainsaw operators.

[Karl Liffman] -- Chainsaw Operation is a practical guide to safe work technique for chainsaw operators. Some three decades in making and refinement, this detailed yet easy to read manual is comprehensive in its range. Chapter 4—Chain Saw Tasks and Techniques (Suggested time: 2 hours) Chapter Objectives: † Students will learn the importance of a thorough sizeup before limbing, brushing, slashing, bucking, and felling operations.

† Students will understand the skills needed to operate a chain saw safely and effi ciently. The Chainsaw Operator's Manual is an essential safety tool for chainsaw operators. It is the ultimate guide to basic chainsaw operating techniques covering safety, maintenance.

Chainsaw Use PURPOSE. This SOP outlines the procedures for conducting a safe chainsaw operation by project staff. SCOPE. The chainsaw is one of the most useful and productive power tools critical to the [your project] mission and goals.

It can be also one of the most dangerous. CHAIN SAW SAFETY, MAINTENANCE, AND OPERATION VIDEO VIDEO; 18 minutes; shows proper use of PPE, chain saw maintenance procedures, safe starting and operating techniques and hazard awareness. Proper felling, bucking and limbing techniques demonstrated.

Video available @ $ plus $ shipping and handling. The primary purpose of the chain saw and crosscut saw training and certifi cation program is to provide for Chapter 3—Chain Saw Use and Maintenance (Suggested time: 2 hours) the safety of all employees who operate saws.

Selecting the proper chain is important to the safe operation of a chain saw. Chain Saw Components. Chainsaw Safety.

Any tool powerful enough to slice through wood can do the same to human flesh, so chainsaw injuries are often serious.

Before you operate a chainsaw, make sure you read and understand the operator’s manual and make sure you have the right chainsaw for the job.

The instruction manual should describe the saw’s capabilities. for safe and efficient chain saw handling and operation while bucking, limbing, brushing, slashing and felling for project work and fireline construction. Most members will never achieve the skills and experience of a professional, full-time sawyer.

Therefore, it is critical that sawyers. A chainsaw is a powerful tool, but it’s also one of the most dangerous power tools you’re ever likely to use. Here are some tips on the safe operation of your saw. SOP 03 – CHAINSAW Operation DO NOT use this machine unless appropriately instructed in its safe use and operation and permission to operate has been given.


Using one hand makes it more difficult for you to control reactive force and to prevent the bar and chain from skating or bouncing along the limb or log. See Figure 4 and the list of chain saw “don’ts” for more safety tips. chain saw “don’ts” When operating a chain saw, NEVER do the following.

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Watch this video series to learn the many steps you should take before, during and after operating your chainsaw. SUMMARY Operating a chain saw is inherently hazardous. Proper maintenance, personal protective equipment, and correct technique are critical components of safe chain saw operation.

Potential injuries can be minimized by using proper personal protective equipment and safe operating procedures. A Chainsaw Log Book will be given to the trainee during this course. The purpose of the log book is to document a trainee’s hours of chainsaw operations and experience to record their ongoing bucking and falling work experience.

Review pertinent health and safety legislation before operating a chain saw. Operate, adjust and maintain saws according to the manufacturers' directions and the CSA Standard Z "Chain Saws" or ANSI standard B (and A) (Outdoor Power Equipment - Internal Combustion Engine-Powered Hand-Held Chain Saws - Safety and.

Chainsaw Safety Guide. Whether you’re a professional or an occasional user, you can never be too safe when it comes to operating any kind of power tool, particularly high performance tools like chainsaws.

Check out our six quick and simple tips to ensure that your chainsaw performs its best and that you’re safe whilst you’re using it. The operating book for the particular model of chainsaw purchase should be kept in a safe storage place for future reference.

Prevention Of Personal Injury: It goes without saying that non observance of the safety instructions and precautions in the chainsaws handbook could result in serious or even fatal injury to the tools operator.with the chain saw.

Good judgment and common sense are essential to operating a chain saw safely. Equipment varies, but if a chain saw manual is not available, the following guidelines provide important information about chain saw safety, operation, and tree felling techniques.

Safety Many safety advancements in chain saw design have been made.Chainsaw use during wildland fire fighting operations and storm clean-up is one of the single most dangerous tasks that can be assigned to you with the basics of chainsaw operation. Safety Safety is the number one priority when operating a Chain saw chaps need to be inspected and replaced when appropriate.

Replace chain saw chaps when: a.