Arborists are expected to work in environments which experience extremities of weather. In fact, some arborists consider pushing themselves in extreme conditions as proof of their toughness and ability. Wearing hot chainsaw pants and chaps historically has been part of the challenge.
However, during the summer months, the temperatures experienced may present a clear and present danger to the arborist.
Even in the colder seasons, in locations not normally associated with high average temperatures, the effect of heat can be both significant and pronounced.
Continue reading “The Risks and Costs of Hot Chainsaw Pants and Chaps”
There is a lot of confusion about the chainsaw protection standards and how they vary around the world.
Type C, Class 1, chainsaw fabric layers, chainspeed, test methods ….
Understanding the global chainsaw protection standards is becoming increasing important as arborists explore work opportunities in different countries and as arborist retailers start shipping outside their home country.
We thought that it was time to put a comprehensive guide to chainsaw protection standards together.
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A while back, we did some Pink Zeros samples. They caused quite a bit of buzz.
“@Matt Lee if these are released and u don’t buy me them, I quit”
“Are you guys still able to make the Zero’s women in pink? Finally got some pink carabiners and what the pants to match”
“Yes please I stole my wife’s zeros for my worker so I need to replace her zeros. These would be great”
We decided that it was time to do a production run but thought that we should do something special as well.
So, the good news.
Continue reading “Announcing Limited Edition Pink Zeros (and Something Special!)”
Your chainsaw safety gear is important. Really important. Continuing cases of chainsaw injuries show that there is a real need to educate chainsaw operators on the correct selection and use of chainsaw safety gear.
This guide examines the different styles and options of chainsaw PPE available to the user and how to choose the best chainsaw protection for your unique situation.
Continue reading “The Clogger Guide to Choosing the Best Chainsaw Safety Gear”
Safety awareness in the tree industry is increasing. Governments are step by step reinforcing PPE regulations and workshops are being organized all around the world. Yet, not all crew are wearing chainsaw protection adapted to their needs.
But sometimes, we just don’t know what we truly need. With an increasing number of e-commerce websites, the choice is larger than ever and it is easy to get overwhelmed by the amount of information available. Continue reading “5 Unexpected Reasons You Must Wear Fully Fire-Resistant Chainsaw Gear”
Chainsaw Protection is made from a variety of fabrics. So, what’s the difference between them and which one is better? Read our latest white paper: anatomy-of-chainsaw-protection to find out.