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Chainsaw PPE

The following protective items are required for chainsaw use:

Clothing
European Standard
Helmet
EN397
Hearing Protection
EN352
Eye Protection
EN1731(visor), EN166(goggles)
Gloves
EN381-7
Trouser
EN381-5
Boots
EN345-2

All Chainsaw PPE must comply with European Norms and be marked with a CE mark. Chainsaw protective clothing contains chain-clogging materials. A Class marking will often be indicated, which refers to the maximum chain speed that the material can protect against:

Class
Max. Chain Speed
0
16m/s²
1
20m/s²
2
24m/s²
3
28m/s²

Irish Legislation relevant to Personal Protective Equipment

Further information regarding Health and Safety Legislation is available from the HSA website. Click here for a HSA website

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