Operator Cuts Leg with Chainsaw while Limbing
Operator Cut Leg with Chainsaw While Limbing
The supplier was limbing a tree and believes that the upper tip of the chainsaw bar must have contacted the log or a limb, resulting in a rapid “kick back” and then hitting his leg.
Recommendations to Prevent a Recurrence
Always maintain the proper position in relation to the object being cut and use the proper technique when using a chainsaw.