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John Ferrier offers tips on safety and sharpening. Photo: Lucy Martin.
John Ferrier offers tips on safety and sharpening. Photo: Lucy Martin.

Safety first with chainsaws

There are plenty of reasons to have a chainsaw, from getting ready for winter to cleaning up after a storm.

Useful as it may be, a chainsaw can slice through flesh and bone in the blink of an eye. That's why experts recommend paying close attention to safety - whatever your level of experience.

A number of organizations offer chainsaw safety courses, including one conducted in Kemptville, Ontario this April by the Lower Ottawa Valley Chapter of the Ontario Woodlot Association.

Lucy Martin sat in to learn more.  Go to full article

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