Guide to safe working with timber and chainsaws
This guidance document provides general advice for persons working with timber. The advice is not intended to be exhaustive, but should be
used as a basis for good practice when deciding how to meet the general duties under Safety, Health and Welfare at Work legislation.
Felling timber using chainsaws is one of the most dangerous tasks carried-out on farms and in forests. Accidents with chainsaws are generally very serious. The major causes of timber related fatal accidents are being struck by falling trees or branches.
Year : 2010
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