Operators of chainsaws need to operate the equipment below shoulder level and keep their left elbow stiff to avoid kickback, writes Jerry Little, an agriculture/natural resources agent from Boyle County Extension in Kentucky. In this article, Little discusses several safety tips for chainsaws, such as maintaining the proper tension and sharpness of the saw chain, and ensuring that all parts are functioning well.
Additionally, the chain brake should be engaged when starting and walking with the equipment, he writes.

Related Summaries