Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-Cutting Refresher

Course Details:

Training (Only)
Duration Notes: 1 day
Delivery Method: Theory/practical
Prerequisites: You must have completed a Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-Cutting course before attending the refresher

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Introduction

Keep your chainsaw skills up to date with our refresher course.

Overview in brief

The chainsaw is one of the most useful – and powerful – tools used across any number of industries.

But it is also one of the most dangerous. This is a hands-on course that delivers both practical skills and health and safety guidance as well as demonstrating that you and your employer have completed sufficient training to meet the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER).

The finer details

Our instructors will guide you through a balanced mix of theoretical and practical sessions.

You’ll work on a number of appropriate techniques and safety guidelines. Key maintenance issues will be covered.

You’ll also go over cross-cutting, handling and stacking timber.

Course sessions:

  • HSE legislation and safety guidelines
  • Overview of the chainsaw and maintenance equipment
  • Maintaining the saw chain
  • Maintaining the guide bar
  • Power unit maintenance
  • Starting the chainsaw and pre-cutting tests
  • Cross-cutting timber..

Worth noting: Our course involves some physical sessions, so it is essential that you have at least a minimum level of fitness.

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