All log splitters and wood chippers have to be labeled and registered.
What happens when you get pulled into a wood chipper?
The force inside the jaws of a wood chipper is proportional to the length of the bone, which would cause the skeleton to be crushed. Everything else in a body is very easy to shred.
Do you need training to use a wood chipper?
Wood chippers are used in a wide range of industries. If used wrong, they can cause injury. Training is an essential part of it. A certificate of training will be given to you once it’s completed.
Can I tow a wood chipper?
When towing a wood chipper or trailer, make sure your vehicle is able to do it. A trailer no larger than 7m long by 2.55m wide can be towed by a towing vehicle with a maximum GVW of 3500 kilograms. Tow trailers can be up to 12m long by 2.55m wide for vehicles with a GVW over 3500 lbs.
How many people have been killed by wood chipper?
Three people are killed in wood chipper accidents in the US each year. 204 people are injured when working with lethal machines.
How much does a wood chipper weight?
A wood chipper can weigh as much as 100,000 pounds. The majority of home wood chippers weigh less than 400 pounds.