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Chain saw shall never be used at structural fire?

False. Pier fires ok

1

Operator AND control person must wear?

-long sleeve work duty shirt or bunker coat
-helmet
-eye protection
-ear protection
-saw protected gloves
-bunker boots
-saw protected chaps

2

Pull in occurs when ?

The chain on the bottom of the bar is suddenly stopped. **to avoid always start cut with chain rotating at full speed & bumper spike in contact with wood. Also by using wedges

3

Kerf refers to ?

Space left behind the cutting blade as it cuts

4

Pushback occurs?

Chain is suddenly stopped when it is pinched.

5

Circle of danger for chainsaw __' radius? Who is allowed in circle ?

At least 10' radius. Saw operator & control person. Officer visual contact.

6

Refueling?

Outside circle of danger

7

Trees are a good conductor of electricity? T/F

True.

8

Most dangerous kickback zone ?

Upper 90 degree quadrant

9

Bucking?

Cutting log into sections. Limbing - removing branches. *extreme danger of kickback during this

10

Chaps must be worn over either long pants or bunker pants?

True. Chaps Not worn over shorts

11

Can saw be operated from a ladder?

No

12

AUC 301

AUC 301

13

Members are not to remove a tree which has fallen onto a vehicle unless ?

1. First aid 2. Rescue 3. Establish emergency lane

14

Trees can be cut with wires on tree once utility co certifies that power has been removed ?

False. Wires must be disengaged from the trees & power has been removed

15

Chain saw is not to be operated from a ladder. It may be operated from ?

A TL basket. Start saw in basket & hold outside until it is shut off. Wear safety belt & keep both feet in basket