Have all persons working on the task completed their chainsaw induction in Rapid?
If checking the chainsaw out, are all members working on the task rested and hydrated?
If checking the chainsaw out, do all workers have the correct PPE (gloves, glasses, face shield, hard hat, hearing protection, full-length clothing & safety boots)?
Does the kickback safety function (push/chain brake) work?
Is the chain lubricated, and oil flick line showing when operated close to a surface?
Is the chain correctly tensioned?
Are the chain teeth sharp, and still within the marker (chain teeth edges should be free from nicks, dents, cracks and a file-line visible)?
Are the housing and chain blade connection areas clean free from saw dust an debris?
Are all nuts and fasteners appropriately tensioned and in place?
Is there anything that requires attention prior to next use?
PAM Chainsaw Inspection Tool
Use this template to inspect a chainsaw both prior and post use when being checked in and out of the warehouse (storeperson or trade).
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