Y21-Saws-Chain-6 - CHAINSAWS CHAINSAW A chainsaw is a...

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Unformatted text preview: CHAINSAWS CHAINSAW A chainsaw is a portable mechanical saw that is used mainly for felling, limbing, and bucking. The chainsaw consists of four main parts, which include the engine, drive mechanism, guide bar, and cutting chain. Chainsaws have many uses in the agriculture, forestry, and farming industries, but are also widely used in roadwork operations. Cutting back overgrowth, removing fallen trees, and overhanging branches are some of the main uses of chainsaws in this field. Hetzel, Glen. National Ag Safety Database. Safety with chainsaws . <http://www.cdc.gov.> Figure 1 Figure 1 shows operator wearing a safety harness cutting down a tree. HAZARDS AND SAFETY CONCERNS- Injuries or fatalities caused by contact with the chain.- Injuries or fatalities caused by operators being struck by falling tree limbs.- Injuries caused by noise or vibrations. Hetzel, Glen. National Ag Safety Database. Safety with chainsaws . <http://www.cdc.gov.> Illustrated injury caused by falling tree limb.by falling tree limb....
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