• Woodchippers efficient, but demand extra caution

    13 days ago - By Cinfin

    Hearing protection is just one precaution necessary to safely operate a woodchipper.
    Woodchippers are an efficient way to clean up wood, fallen branches and other debris, but their force and rapidly moving blades pose serious dangers. Follow these safety practices to use a woodchipper safely and effectively.
    BEFORE STARTING
    First, know the machine. Make sure you understand how it works, how to access its safety controls, how to start and stop and how to reverse. Ask another person to be nearby when you are using the machine; do not operate it while alone.
    Clear the area near the...
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