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Safety and chainsaws: the two go hand in hand because rarely is a chainsaw incident a minor incident. While a chainsaw by itself is perfectly harmless, the unsafe actions of operators often result in severe injuries. This program discusses many safe operating procedures that employees should follow to avoid such incidents. Topics include personal protective equipment, fire prevention, starting a saw's motor, preventing kickbacks, felling a tree safely and safely bucking a tree.
In addition to the all familiar carrying, dumping, and spreading of loads, dump trucks can be outfitted with a wide array of attachments to make it, without question, the workhorse of the job site. Because they are so common, they have far too often been the source of serious injuries and fatalities. This program reviews the safe work practices dump truck drivers must follow to prevent these tragedies. Topics include pre-start up checks, refueling, driving preparations, inside the cab, operat
Because drivers are either too busy or have difficulty seeing employees in work zones, workers must be protected through proper traffic control at these sites. This program explains safe work practices and the equipment that goes along with them for work zones close to traffic. The program also discusses the preparations for setting up a safe work zone and how local and national regulations protect workers.