When your trees have grown to a point when it’s bothering your neighbours, you must trim it down. Of course, this is a task that’s a lot harder than it looks. However, if you’re used to DIY tasks, you can try this on your own. Since you’ll be dealing with heavy objects, you must prioritise your safety. Here are a few tree removal safety tips:
Stand Back from a Falling Tree
When you’ve cut a large tree down to size, you must stay away from it. It will only be a matter of time before it falls to the ground. If it falls on your head, you’ll lose consciousness due to how heavy it is. If you get unlucky, you may fall into a coma and spend a few weeks confined at a hospital. Hence, it would be better to stay as far away as possible from a falling tree.
Wear Safety Helmet
If you need to prune the trees, branches can fall. Therefore, there’s a possibility a branch will fall on your head and cause you to get injured. You’re lucky if it only falls on your feet as that’s not expected to cause much damage. However, you won’t feel as lucky when it falls on your head as that will cause severe trauma.
Wear Safety Goggles
Whilst using a chainsaw to cut trees, you’re going to notice sawdust will fly out of it. You can’t afford to get these things in your eyes. These tiny objects will cause you to get temporarily blinded. Hence, it would be better to prevent that from happening by wearing safety goggles.
To prevent getting into an accident, leave this task to experienced tree removal professionals. You won’t have to worry about a thing since they’ve undergone necessary training to ensure the task gets accomplished properly. You can also expect them to use the necessary equipment to ensure everyone’s safety.