Find information on logging safety and regulations, including accident prevention, tree falling, and chainsaw safety.
Visit the Oregon OSHA website to learn more about logging safety and regulations. Start here:
How to use a chainsaw safely
Whether you’re on the job or at home, felling timber or trimming branches, a chainsaw is a handy tool to get work done. Just be sure to follow these basic safety tips.
Logging safety awareness video (WorkSafeBC)
This video features the day-to-day elements of on-the-job safety, including safe work procedures, communications, and emergencies.
Logging safety (Associated Oregon Loggers)
Find links to agencies and organizations that support safe, healthy, and fair field work operations for forest workers all across Oregon.
Fallers logging safety (Oregon Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation)
This manual includes stories of fatal incidents involving tree fallers in Oregon, and provides a five-step Faller Safety Plan for training new and experienced fallers.
Logging Safety eTool (OSHA)
This eTool outlines the required and recommended work practices that may reduce logging hazards.