Chainsaw training—basic maintenance & crosscut operation can be completed using petrol engine or electric chainsaws. Pack cutting can be included in training if it is required.
You will learn
• Basic Safety
• Responsibilities (Employer and Employee)
• PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
• Pre Use Inspection and Checks
• Basic Maintenance and Servicing
• General Operating
• Cutting Practices & Techniques (Cross Cut Operations only)
• Pack Cutting (If applicable)
Please note: this training does not include tree felling, only basic cross cutting for groundwork.
Maximum of 4 delegates per day. All experiences:
Safety Helmet: Forestry helmet combined unit only, incorporating safety helmet, ear protection and face mesh
Footwear: Chainsaw boots which are resistant to chain penetration, safety boots and gaiters are allowable for occasional users
Gloves: Chainsaw mitts, offering protection on the back of the left hand, chainsaw gloves are allowed for occasional users
Lower Body: Chainsaw trousers with ballistic filling to the front are a minimum requirement; all round ballistic protection is preferred. Where occasional and multi users use the same PPE,
chainsaw leggings and braces/belts are allowed.
Upper Body: Chainsaw jacket with selected areas being in ballistic material is preferred, however close fitting upper body clothing is acceptable for occasional users
Face Mask: When operating in dusty conditions an appropriate facemask must be used
Chainsaw Crosscut Operations trainign would be delivered to you on your own site. You would need to supply the machine/equipment and an area to conduct the training.