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Grantee Name: West Virginia University Grant Number: SH-20868-10 Grant Year: 2010

The grantee provided safety and health training to high-risk workers in the logging industry. Training topics include manual felling, limbing and bucking, and loading and transportation. Training materials consist of PowerPoint presentations, a manual and case studies.

Logging Operations

Title Length Format File Size
Logging Hazard Awareness
Introduction to OSHA 16 slides PPTX* 3.0 MB
The Logger 53 slides PPTX* 2.5 MB
Manual Section 1: The Logger 20 pages PDF* 907 KB
Manual Section 2: The Chain Saw 16 pages PDF* 1.1 MB
Manual Section 3: Manual Felling 20 pages PDF* 561 KB
Manual Section 4: Limbing and Bucking 11 pages PDF* 392 KB
Manual Section 5: Skidding/Yarding 3 pages PDF* 79 KB
Manual Section 6: Loading and Transporting 6 pages PDF* 251 KB
Manual Section 7: Machines and Vehicles 16 pages PDF* 349 KB
Manual Section 8: First Aid and Emergencies 7 pages PDF* 91 KB
Manual Section 9: Running a Safe Job 18 pages PDF* 110 KB
Case One: Struck from Behind by a Tree Student Activity 5 pages PDF* 390 KB
Case One: Struck from Behind by a Tree Answer Key 6 pages PDF* 439 KB
Case Two: Struck By Log during Bucking Operations Student Activity 6 pages PDF* 284 KB
Case Two: Struck by Log during Bucking Operations Answer Key 6 pages PDF* 381 KB

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To this end, permission is granted to use such copyrighted material solely for non-commercial, instructional, personal, or scholarly purposes. The material may be used and incorporated into other workplace safety and health programs on the condition that no fee may be charged for the subsequent use of the material. Use of the material for any other purpose, particularly commercial use, without the prior, express written permission of the copyright owner/s is prohibited. Furthermore, any modification to the material is prohibited without the prior, express written permission of the copyright owners.


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