Tree Felling Accidents...What The Numbers Say

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Travis Dotson and Alex Viktora discuss the Tree Felling Accident Analysis – a report comparing 53 different tree felling accidents.

Topics covered include:

  • Predicting Tree Reactions
  • Hung-Up Trees
  • Helmets
  • Two People at the Base
  • Area Control
  • Escape Routes
  • Accidents During Training

If you have anything to do with chainsaws on the fireline…tune in.

Download the report at: https://www.wildfirelessons.net/viewdocument/tree-felling-accident-analysis

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