Hazard and Risk Associated with the Petrol Driven Chainsaw

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Hazard and Risk Associated with the Petrol Driven Chainsaw

The range of Hazards & Risk associated with the Petrol Driven Chainsaw Including:

  • Contact with the moving parts or the hot exhaust system of the chainsaw;
  • Exposure to fumes and dust;
  • Hazards arising from manual handling operations;
  • Exposure to noise and vibration; falls from a height;
  • Handling lubricating oils which Might lead to dermatitis;



  • Flying particles such as tree bark and sawdust;
  • Uneven Ground or wet grass which could lead to slips and falls;
  • Falling objects such as Branches or the tree itself;
  • Contact with overhead services;
  • Hazards arising from Adverse weather conditions and stings or bites from insects or reptiles.

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