Chainsaws are an effective habitat management tool. However, they do pose operational risks and hazards that should be recognized and understood. Although no practice can entirely limit the risks associated with chainsaws, following recommended safety guidelines and using approved personal protective equipment can effectively reduce the risk of injury.
For more information, contact the Alabama Extension regional forestry and wildlife agent serving your county.
This video first appeared as a part of Alabama Extension’s Management Minute Series on the Buckmasters television show.