Suitable for: :- Those wishing to work in the public sector as landscape gardeners, professional foresters, amenity or utility aboricultural activities or to use chainsaws and related equipment for business, domestic or leisure activities.
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Who should attend:- Those wishing to work in the public sector as landscape gardeners, professional foresters, amenity or utility aboricultural activities or to use chainsaws and related equipment for business, domestic or leisure activities.
What is the course aim?:- The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 require employers to provide adequate training and to ensure that chainsaws and related equipment are operated only by employees who have received appropriate training in their safe use. This course aims to provide delegates with the base knowledge to understand the principles of how to protect yourself and operate equipment safely, cutting and felling techniques, how to keep your chainsaw in good condition and the best practice operating chainsaws, strimmers, brushcutters, woodchippers, strimmers, etc.
The course covers one day training for a maximum of four people.
- Risk assessment
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Pre-use checks
- Safety features
- Routine checks and maintenance
- Cutter and anvil checks
- Start machine and carry out safety checks
- Preparation of site, machine and materials
- Operation of woodchipper
- Unblocking woodchipper
- End uses of woodchipper
- Cleaning, transport and storage
Duration: Five days
Max Number of People: 4
Venue: In-company or Public Courses
Cost: Please Contact us for Details
Course Reference: CLMC35X
Optional Follow-up courses: Chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting ? Two day + NPTC Assessment ? Chainsaw felling small trees including take down of hung up trees using hand tools ? 3 day +NPTC Assessment ? Chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting plus felling small trees ? Five day + NPTC Assessment (Ref: CLMC44X) ? Chainsaw felling medium trees ? Three day +NPTC Assessment ? Basic Tree climbing Aerial Rescue ? Five day ? Using a Chainsaw in a tree(from Rope and Harness) ? one day