Chainsaw Crosscutting & Maintenance

Syllabus | Duration | Instructor Machinery Ratio

The Chainsaw Cross Cutting & Maintenance Course will provide the trainee with good knowledge of safety and understanding of how dangerous this equipment can be, if used incorrectly.

Operatives will carry out pre-start checks and be able to maintain the chainsaw and equipment and use practical skills of felling small diameter trees.

Note: Use of ropes and harness is not included in this course.

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Syllabus

The basic course syllabus includes...

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 & ACOPS

Responsibilities of the Operative – PPE – Area Hazards

Types and Features of Chainsaw

Hand Vibration – Field Maintenance

Fuel Mixing – Storage & Safety – RIDDOR/COSH

Pre-cutting Tests – Start / Stop – Safety Guards

Working Stance – Reactions – Correct Working Stance

Cross Cutting – Tension – Types of Timber

Practical & Specific Use

Pre-use Checks & Maintenance Test

Practical Test

Theory Test

Course closing summary

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Duration

As with all our courses, we will adapt the course to suit the experience and number of candidates on the course, which may affect the duration.

Refresher Course: 1 day

Semi Experienced Course: 3 days

Novice Operative Course: 3 days

Instructor Machinery Ratio

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Instructor Machinery Ratio

This course has an instructor – trainee – machinery ratio of...

3 x Trainees

1 x Instructor

1 x Chainsaw


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Euro Training Services Limited
Summerville, Petfield Close
Minster, ME12 3NU

Tel: 07799 660810

Email: info@eurotrainingservices.co.uk

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