Presentation: Apr. 16, 2015

Chain Saw Safety Training — Springfield Parks Department, Springfield, Mo.

Presentations

Chain Saw Safety: screen version (PDF)print version (PDF) — Bob Schultheis, MU Extension natural resource engineering specialist

Resources

MU Extension publication G1954, Selecting and Maintaining a Chain Saw

MU Extension publication G1959, Operating a Chain Saw Safely

Reaction Timer Test — test how quick you can respond

Noise Meter — Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chain Saw Leg Protection — YouTube video

Chain Saw Safety — eXtension

MU Extension publication G1958, Felling, Limbing and Bucking Trees

MU Extension publication G6866, Pruning and Care of Shade Trees

MU Extension publication G6867, First Aid for Storm-Damaged Trees

Tree care, pruning and replacement

MU Extension publication G1950, Responding to Farm Accidents

STIHL Video Library — commercial site

STIHL Product Safety Manuals — commercial site

Personal protective equipment chaps and helmet and vest — commercial site, or visit your local chain saw dealer