Global Horizon Skills

Chainsaw Operators

Who Should Attend Safe use of Chainsaw Training?

This course is intended for operatives who will use a chainsaw for basic chainsaw operations including pruning/ cutting overhanging branches. Cross cutting and stacking the above cut timber as well as fallen small diameter trees.

Safe use of Chainsaw Training Aim 

Provide the candidates with the necessary knowledge and understanding in relation to identification of hazards associated with Chainsaws and the required control measures to develop a safe system of work.

Safe use of Chainsaw Training Objective

By the end of the course candidates will be aware of the following:

  • Be able to identify specific hazards.
  • Ensure an adequate risk assessment has been carried out to comply with current legislation.
  • Be aware of employer and employee duties relating to application of safety controls.
  • Be able to identify defective equipment or systems.
  • Have sufficient knowledge and understanding to implement their duties relating to inspection and safe use of Chainsaws.

Safe use of Chainsaw Training Methods

A proportion of hands-on demonstrations and practical exercises, supplemented with classroom based tutorials.

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