Few industries in the United States are as hazardous as logging. Workers in the field experience high rates of fatal accidents, and chainsaw-related injuries amount to approximately $350 million in medical costs each year.
While it's clear that logging is a dangerous profession, proper training raises awareness of avoidable hazards related to jobsites, trees and chainsaws. This course covers general precautions that loggers should take to reduce the risk of serious accidents.
Complete Your OSHA Logging and Chainsaw Safety Course Online
Our online Logging and Chainsaw Safety course has numerous benefits, including:
- 24/7 course access
- Log on and off as needed
- Work on your course anywhere with internet access
- Email our course trainer with any questions
- You have 180 days to complete the course
Once you finish the course and pass a brief test on the core topics, you can instantly download your Certificate of Completion. The Logging and Chainsaw Safety course takes about 30 minutes to complete.
Learning Objectives for the Logging and Chainsaw Safety Course
The primary goal of this course is to teach you safe work practices that reduce the risk of chainsaw injuries and other logging incidents. You will also learn how to plan and safely execute logging activities.
Key topics covered in the course include:
- Common hazards of jobsites, trees and logging equipment
- Choosing the right personal protective equipment (PPE)
- Critical precautions for logging work
- Planning and executing logging activities
The Logging and Chainsaw Safety course is ideal for any worker in the logging industry.