This is the first edition of CSA/ANSI C22.2 No. 339, Hand-held motor-operated electric tools — Safety — Particular requirements for chain beam saws.
This Standard is to be used in conjunction with the latest edition of CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 62841-1/ UL 62841-1.
Note: When Part 1 is mentioned in this Standard, it refers to CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 62841-1 (first edition)/ UL 62841-1 (first edition).
This Standard contains particular requirements that supplement or modify the corresponding clauses in CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 62841-1 (first edition)/UL 62841-1 (first edition). When a particular subclause of Part 1 is not mentioned in this Part 2, that subclause applies as far as is reasonable. When this Standard states addition, modification, or replacement, the relevant text in Part 1 is to be adapted accordingly.
Note: The following numbering system is used:
a) subclauses, tables, and figures that are numbered starting from 101 are additional to those in Part 1;
b) unless notes are in a new subclause or involve notes in Part 1, they are numbered starting from 101, including those in a replaced clause or subclause; and
c) additional annexes are lettered AA, BB, etc.
This Standard has been developed in compliance with Standards Council of Canada requirements for National Standards of Canada. It has been published as a National Standard of Canada by CSA Group.
This clause of Part 1* is applicable, except as follows.
* For the purposes of this Standard, the term Part 1 means CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 62841-1 (first edition)/ UL 62841-1 (first edition).
Note: When this Standard states addition, modification, or replacement, the relevant text in Part 1 is to be adapted accordingly.
This Standard applies to chain beam saws for cutting wood or similar material and designed for use by one person.
This Standard does not cover chain beam saws that can be installed with more than one guide bar length.
This Standard does not cover chain beam saw attachments that convert a circular saw or a chain saw into a chain beam saw.
This Standard does not cover
a) chain saws as defined in CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 60745-2-13/UL 60745-2-13;
b) chain saws for tree service as defined in CSA Z62.1; or
c) pole cutters and pruners as defined in CSA C22.2 No. 147 or UL 82.