Logging and Forestry

Chainsaw Safety

Date Added Resource Source
Apr 2006

WISHA Online Safety Course: Chainsaw Safety

http://www.lni.wa.gov/Safety/TrainTools/Online/Courses/default.asp?P_ID=112

This overview of chainsaw safety and injury prevention as presented by WISHA is in an online presentation format.

(Washington Department of Labor and Industries)
Mar 2003

Logging and Chain Saw Safety

http://web.extension.uiuc.edu/forestry/timber_harvest/logging_chain_safety.html

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

http://www.nasdonline.org/document/1095/d000881/chain-saw-safety.html

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.

(NASD)
Mar 2003

Chainsaw Safety Page

http://www.oregonchain.com/safety.htm
(Oregon Cutting Systems)