West Virginia University - SH-20868-10

Logging Operations

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 Hazard Awareness

Title Language Length Format File Size
Logging Hazard Awareness
Introduction to OSHA
English
16 slides
PPTX 2.98 MB
The Logger
English
53 slides
PPTX 2.52 MB
Manual Section 1: The Logger
English
20 pages
PDF 907.11 KB
Manual Section 2: The Chain Saw
English
16 pages
PDF 1.14 MB
Manual Section 3: Manual Felling
English
20 pages
PDF 561.50 KB
Manual Section 4: Limbing and Bucking
English
11 pages
PDF 392.42 KB
Manual Section 5: Skidding/Yarding
English
3 pages
PDF 79.16 KB
Manual Section 6: Loading and Transporting
English
6 pages
PDF 251.36 KB
Manual Section 7: Machines and Vehicles
English
16 pages
PDF 349.95 KB
Manual Section 8: First Aid and Emergencies
English
7 pages
PDF 91.09 KB
Manual Section 9: Running a Safe Job
English
18 pages
PDF 110.21 KB
Case One: Struck from Behind by a Tree Student Activity
English
5 pages
PDF 389.68 KB
Case One: Struck from Behind by a Tree Answer Key
English
6 pages
PDF 438.75 KB
Case Two: Struck By Log during Bucking Operations Student Activity
English
6 pages
PDF 283.42 KB
Case Two: Struck by Log during Bucking Operations Answer Key
English
6 pages
PDF 380.42 KB

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