Fluid or high pressure air injected under the skin at pressures as low as 7 bar (100 psi) can cause crippling injuries or even death if not treated promptly.
A new jointly developed safety alert from AEM and the MSHA emphasizes the hazards of distracted driving while on the work site. The key message is, ‘Turn off your cell phone while operating off-road equipment’.
Links to organizations and resources related to safety in forestry and logging.
How to inspect and maintain polycarbonate windows to ensure ongoing safety.
Advice on the safe use of high pressure pneumatic grease guns, and what to do in the event of an injury.
What to do in the event of a fluid injection injury.
Advice for forestry professionals on avoiding lightning strikes.