Face Shield A face shield should be worn to protect your face from the kickback.
Safety harnesses, belts, ropes, lanyards, slings and carabiners ap-propriate to the job are used to keep you secured in the tree. When Operating a Chain saw You Must Wear: Leg Protection. Leg protection must be worn when performing ground opera-tions. The material should be cut-resistant and cover the entire thigh to the top of each shrubgrinding.bar Size: 1MB.
Tree care hazards are addressed in specific OSHA standards for recordkeeping and general industry.
Frostbite Frostbite occurs when parts of the body become so cold that the skin and tissue freezes.
This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to the tree care industry. OSHA Standards. Frequently Cited Standards. The tree care industry must comply with all the general industry standards (29 CFR ). OSHA maintains a listing of the most frequently cited standards for. Common Tree Work Safety Topics There are many operations involved in tree work- trimming, cutting, pruning, repairing, removal, etc. Information on some of the most common safety topics in tree work is provided below.
Prevent Electrocutions. ALWAYS ASSUME THAT POWER LINES ARE ENERGIZED! Do not leave cut branches in a tree. Drop or lower them safely to the ground. Do not turn your back on a tree where branches are being cut or a tree is being felled. Follow a two-tree rule when felling. No one (other than the feller) should be within two tree lengths of the tree being shrubgrinding.barg: safety regulations. Regulations that specifically apply to tree work are listed below, e found in the Title 8 California Code of Regulations (T8CCR) Sections on Tree Work, Maintenance or Removal.
Scope and definition General requirements Tree workers' saddles General electrical hazards Mobile equipment Portable power hand tools. There shall be no tree cutting, removal, or land clearing on any site for the sake of preparing that site for future development unless a land development permit for the site has been approved by the City.
Unless exempted by City Code Sectionno tree cutting, removal, land clearing, or groundcover management is permitted.