How to Avoid Tree Felling Accidents

 

Trees are important to our environment. They require lots of water, fertilizer and they need to pruned and trimmed in order to avoid in any accidents. Sometimes people tend to get hurt when they stay too close to a tree during the felling or cutting down process. Here are some ways for you to fell a tree and not get injured in the process too:

STRUCK OR HIT

You can get hit when the tree clearing takes place. You can also get hit by flying objects which are whizzing around while the plant is being cut down too. You must always make sure that you wear a safety helmet in order to protect yourself from any damage as it can get extremely dangerous.

FALLING

You might end up tripping and falling down on the floor. You must always carefully place the ladder in a manner where it does not fall on you. You might then end up damaging or fracturing your leg too. Keep in mind to always wear the right shoes and tools for the job too.

ELECTROCUTE YOUR BODY

You might end up electrocuting yourself when the tree clearing in Auckland is taking place too. It might pose a big threat to you too. You must avoid touching the wires as if you do you can end up dying on the spot. Keep in mind that the tree can fall on to the wire set too or you might end up tripping on them.

FAULTY EQUIPMENT

Sometimes the equipment can result in injury too. The bucket or rope you use can trip and make the rope break into two. Sometimes you might end up injuring your spinal cord if the tree ends up falling on you. You can also lose an arm or leg in the process which will lead to amputation. Always check your equipment for any defects first too.

PLANTS WHICH ARE POISONOUS

Sometimes people forget that there can be plants which are poisonous like poison ivy and oak. These can go unnoticed during the felling process. You might end up getting an allergic reaction or even dermatitis. Make sure to always learn about any flora before you touch or work with them. This is an important step in protecting yourself from any injury too. Remember that there are several accidents which can take place when you try to chop a tree down you must be careful in order to avoid anything bad from happening. You might be left with a broken skull or leg in the process.