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Document ID (ISN)33942
CIS number 80-1401
ISSN - Serial title 0003-7834 - Arbetsmilj÷
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ljungkvist G., Lundkvist R.
Title Removal of snow to reduce chain saw exhaust gas exposure
Original title Vńlformad sn÷grop minskar avgasproblem [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information 5 Mar. 1980, No.3, p.49. Illus.
Abstract The CO concentration during felling of a tree (60s) by chain saw in pits (1.5 x 1.5m) dug in the snow to various depths was 112ppm CO at a depth of 0.3m (15ppm in the absence of snow). The configuration of the pit dug around the tree plays a role in evacuation of exhaust gases.
Descriptors (primary) snow; logging; exhaust gases; chain saws
Descriptors (secondary) winter; work in confined spaces; tree felling; carbon monoxide
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Forestry
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Natural phenomena
Forestry and logging
Hand and portable tools