Remember to always follow all safety precautions when starting your Husqvarna chainsaw. The chain brake must be engaged to reduce the risk of injury. Never start a chainsaw unless the bar, chain and all covers are fitted correctly. Otherwise the clutch can come loose and cause serious injuries. Place the machine on firm ground. Ensure you have a secure footing and that the chain is not in contact with anything. Keep people and animals well away from the working area.