Logger » Chain Saw
The chain saw is one of the most efficient, productive, and dangerous portable power tools used in any industry. If you learn to operate it properly and maintain the saw in good working condition, you will avoid injury as well as be more productive.
- Learn about the tool and its parts.
- Learn how to use a chain saw safely.
- Learn what parts of your body are most likely to be injured by a chain saw.
- 29 CFR 1910 Subpart R, Special industries. OSHA Standard.
1910.266(e)(2), Chain saws
- Logging. OSHA Preambles to Final Rules, (1994).
- Logging Operations. OSHA Federal Register 60:47022-47037, (September 8, 1995). [See Other Corrections and Clarifications - Paragraph (e)(2)(iv) -- Refueling Chain Saws, Paragraph (e)(2)(vi) -- Starting Chain Saws, Paragraph (e)(2)(xii) -- Carrying Chain Saws, and Paragraph (e)(2)(xiii) -- Retreating With Chain Saws.]
- Logging Operations, Inspection Procedures and Interpretive Guidance Including Twelve Previously Stayed Provisions. OSHA Directive CPL 02-01-022 [CPL 2-1.22], (September 27, 1996). [See Definitions and clarifications: Paragraph (e) - Hand and portable powered tools - Refueling chain saws, Starting chain saws, Carrying chain saws, and Retreating with chain saws.]
- Logging Operations, Inspection Procedures and Interpretive Guidance. OSHA Directive CPL 02-01-019 [CPL 2-1.19], (March 17, 1995). [See General Inspection Procedures: Chain Saws.]
- Chain Brakes:
Logging. OSHA Preambles to Final Rules, (1994).