Examples of safety hazards that can injure or kill loggers on the job include:

  • Moving or falling trees, logs, and branches
  • Contact with dangerous moving and rotating machinery or equipment parts
  • Repetitive motion, overexertion, awkward postures, heavy lifting, and other physical stressors
  • Vehicles and heavy equipment
  • Heat and other adverse environmental conditions
  • Flying particles
  • Noise


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