First Aid Kit - available & fully stocked?

Site Safety Co-ordinator present on site?

Other operators on site and aware chainsaw operations planned?

Site Risk Assessment signed & available on site?


PPE in good condition - helmet with visor & ear muffs, safety trousers, gloves, safety boots,

Chain brake in working order:

Guarding & housing undamaged and in correct position?

Chain lubrication system in good working order?

Chain correctly tensioned?

Bar & chain combination suitable to the saw?

All nuts & fasteners appropriately tensioned and in place?

Muffler directing fumes away from the operation?

Anti-vibration mounts in working order?

I confirm that I have completed an inspection of my chainsaw and equipment and any faults have been corrected prior to operation on site.

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.