A safe sawmill

This informative brochure addresses to workers employed in sawmills (early woodworking facilities). It describes how to perform the activity in a safe way. Particularly remarkable are the following topics:

  • risks related to the main machines used in a sawmill (log saw, debarker, end trimmer, pit saw, gatter multi-blade, moulder and edger);
  • exposure to wood dust.



A safe sawmill (italian version)

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Further Information

Updated version of the homonym brochure issued in 2012.


Barbara Manfredi, Elisabetta Badellino, Francesca R. Mignacca
INAIL, Istituto Nazionale per l’Assicurazione contro gli Infortuni sul Lavoro,
Direzione Centrale Prevenzione
Piazzale Giulio Pastore 6
00144 Roma
Phone: (+39)0654872055
Fax: (+39)0654872075
E-mail:  b.manfredi@inail.it e.badellino@inail.it f.mignacca@inail.it


Homepage: http://www.inail.it