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Top-handled chainsaws

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This leaflet covers the safe working practices to be followed when using a petrol-powered top-handled chainsaw for arboricultural off-ground work.

You can use this leaflet, along with the chainsaw manufacturer's handbook, as part of your risk assessment to help identify the controls to put in place when using a top-handled chainsaw.

Updated: 2021-03-05