By Andre Ray
Kickback is the backward force of the chainsaw. The front top end of chainsaw produces the most kickback.
Likely injuries involve trees falling on the cutter, getting cut by the chainsaw, debris, splinters, etc.
PPE stands for Personal Protective Equipment. This helps to prevent injuries and keep the person cutting the tree safe.
Have a visor attached to the helmet
Transporting the Chainsaw
When transporting chainsaws be sure that the saw is off with a protective cover over it. Be sure the chainsaw is secure.
Tips for starting a Chainsaw
Examine the saw.Have a firm grip on the chainsaw and have the saw facing down at an angle.
Tips for stopping a chainsaw
Make sure its off.
Tips for operating a chainsaw
Clear all debris
Don't wear loose fitting clothes
Be cautious of kickback
Don't cut anything above your head.
Don't hold the blade parallel to you.