Chainsaw Maintenance and Safety

Chainsaws are used extensively by a wide range of people in many industries. The chainsaw is of great assistance when fast cutting of timber is required. But, if the chainsaw is not properly maintained or is used incorrectly its potential for causing injury cannot be underestimated.   Included in this program are sections which deal with the following:   The components of the chainsaw Chain types and selection Chain components Sharpening the chain and setting the depth gauge Guide bar maintenance and chain assembly Chain Tension Personal Safety Operational Safety Every chainsaw operator should always be aware of the dangers which relate to the operation of a chainsaw. The combination of a regularly maintained chainsaw with the correct personal and operational safety procedures should ensure trouble free and successful operation of the saw.   RUNNING TIME: 16 Minutes