The first thing you need to know about chainsaws is that they are not toys. You can really hurt yourself or others. You need to use the right chainsaw for the right job. There are also different safety considerations depending on what you are using it for. Going on a chain saw safety course before you start working with one is one of the best ways to keep yourself safe. You will learn how to kick start it, how to use it safely, how to fell trees, how to work with trees, and also about the chain saws themselves. The chain saw safety course will also teach you about chain maintenance, safety chains, and safety equipment, so it is really worth it.