Chainsaws links

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Training & certification

Lantra governing body for training & assessment in the UK
National Proficiency Tests Committee governing body for training & assessment in the UK
National Proficiency Tests Committee (under ‘Forestry and Arboriculture) factsheets and qualifications guidance for a range of techniques involving chainsaws; explains what level of competence you need to achieve to get these qualifications.

Safety

Arboriculture & Forestry Advisory Group (AFAG) chainsaw safety resources
Backyard Woods work safely with a chainsaw
Health & Safety Executive working with chainsaws
Stihl chainsaw safety manual
University of Illinois chainsaw safety tips
Wikipedia chainsaw safety clothing
Wikipedia chainsaw safety features

Chainsaw use & maintenance

The Family Handyman how to use a chainsaw safely; includes making a plan to cut up a tree
Forestry About purchasing a chainsaw FAQ
Forestry Commission contact them for a gleaning licence to collect firewood from their land
Husqvarna videos on how to use a chainsaw
Sharpening Stihl brochure on chainsaw sharpening
Starting Stihl guide to starting a chainsaw

Chainsaw models

Stihl
Husqvarna
Echo
Makita
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