Logging and Forestry

Chainsaw Safety

Date Added Resource Source
Jul 2014

OSHA Quick Card: Chain Saw Safety


Operating a chain saw is inherently hazardous. Potential injuries can be minimized by using proper personal protective equipment and safe operating procedures.

Mar 2003

Logging and Chain Saw Safety


This link contains factsheets as part of a series developed for the Illinois Pro Logger Training Program. They are applicable to anyone working with a chain saw and doing their own logging, firewood cutting, or timber stand improvement.

(Illinois Virtual Forest Website, Univ. of Illinois)
Mar 2003

Chain Saw Safety


Although once used only by professional lumberjacks, chain saws are now popular among many homeowners and farmers. Homeowners use them to cut firewood and to do general tree trimming around their homes. Farmers find them very useful for such jobs as clearing land, trimming trees and cutting firewood.