Danger never takes a vacation:
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This video has been making the rounds online. What do you think? Missed the buildings, but from a safety perspective, it is hard to know where to begin. No Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), dangerous felling technique, potentially deadly escape route, and little control over the fall.
Felling Tree In Close Quarters
Next week, we will start with the PPE which you can plainly see on the ground (not on the fellers) in this video. Head, eye, ear, leg, and foot protection…
- The Five Step Felling Plan – Step 2 – Gather Your Equipment - April 24, 2017
- The Five Step Felling Plan – Step 1 – Heights, Hazards, and Lean - April 18, 2017
- Cool Cut: The Stump Cut - April 4, 2017