trousers manufactured with a protective layer designed to slow or stop a chain saw chain (see chaps).
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A man cutting while wearing helmet, goggles, ear defenders, gloves, chaps, and boots. Note he is wearing a face shield, but it is currently up and not providing any protection.
Safety practices generally recommend that chainsaw users wear protective clothing, also known as personal protective equipment or PPE, while operating chainsaws. There is general agreement worldwide on what clothing is suitable, but local jurisdictions have specific rules and recommendations.