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					SAFETY IS ALL ABOUT ATTITUDE
Pre Operational CHAIN SAW CHECKLIST
(NOTE: All the above items must be in place before a chain saw is to be operated.) Work Site Location: Job/Contract # Date:

Personal Protective Equipment For Operator
C.S.A. Approved Hard Hat Hearing Protectors Face Screen and/or Safety Goggles or Safety Glasses Leg Protection (chain saw cut-resistant) C.S.A. Approved Boots Chain Saw First Aid Kit Pressure Dressing

OK

Not OK

Checklist for Chain Saw
Throttle Control Lock Out Mechanism On Off Switch in working condition Properly functioning Chain Brake Spark Arrester in muffler Safety Chain, in good conditions, sharp and correctly tensioned Sprocket Nose Guide Bar Chain Catcher Anti Vibration Mounts Front Handle Guard, with chain brake Rear Hand Guard C.S.A. Approved Fuel Container Fire Extinguisher Supervisor’s Signature: Operator’s Signature:

OK

Not OK

Date: Date:

Comments____________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________

CHAIN SAW TOOL BOX MEETING REMINDER OF HAZARDS Potential Hazards: Safety Controls:
Check fuel, oil and chain tension and proper blend. • Flammable materials • Spills • Cuts • Grazes • No naked flames And Proper on Site Fire Protection and Prevention. • Make sure engine is cool before refueling. • Use pouring spouts, store and transport fuel in suitable containers. • Wear protective gloves, and other PPE that is supplied • Load work vehicle

• Operator Movement

• Lifting, • Bending • Twisting • Use sound manual handling methods, use two man lift for heavy items or mechanical device • Travel to worksite

• Transport to Site and Onsite
• Traffic • People • Animals • Obey road rules • Stay alert • Park vehicle in a safe location • Set up traffic control

• Working on or near road ways • Risks to Others

• Traffic • Wear high visibility clothing, work according to traffic management plan • Start chainsaw • Serve injuries to self and others • Loose clothing • Noise • Fumes • Make sure area is clear of people and obstacles follow correct starting procedure, wear protective gloves and safety boots • Wear suitable close-fitting protective clothing regularly, wear ear plugs and face masks • Service chainsaws
Date:_________________________ Supervisor Giving Talk:_____________________________ ( Signature ) Time: __________am-pm to __________________am- pm

Staff Attending Chain Saw Toolbox Meeting Name: Signature:

Date:_________________
Returned date to Safety Coordinator at main office: __________________ And Permits Numbers from Forestry or Client:_____________________ Contact Number and Name of Client:____________________________ Emergency Contact Numbers:__________________________________ Nearest Hospital:____________________________________________ Onsite First Aider(s)_________________________________________ Fire and Emergency#.________________________________________

Our Location (LSD.___) Sec.____ Twp.____ Rge.____ W ___M


				
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