Chainsaws - links

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Training & certification

Lantra governing body for training & assessment in the UK
National Proficiency Tests Committee City & Guilds; under ‘Forestry and Arboriculture’ – factsheets and guidance; explains what level of competence you need to achieve to get the qualification.


Arboriculture & Forestry Advisory Group (AFAG) chainsaw safety resources
Art of Manliness chainsaws 101: how to use a chainsaw safely
Health & Safety Executive working with chainsaws
Stihl chainsaw safety manual
University of Illinois Extension logging & chainsaw safety – factsheets
Wikipedia chainsaw safety clothing
Wikipedia chainsaw safety features

Chainsaw use & maintenance

Andy Reynolds chainsaw assessment revision for NPTC candidates
The Family Handyman plan to cut up a tree; plus more safety tips
ThoughtCo purchasing and maintaining a chainsaw
Husqvarna customer support download manuals
Sharpening Stihl brochure on chainsaw sharpening
Starting Stihl guide to starting a chainsaw
WikiHow how to operate a chainsaw

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