Chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting , East Malling Research Station, Monday, 02. September 2019


This course will cover:

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 and felled timber  


Please note:
You will need good physical and manual dexterity to attend this course. Chainsaws and personal protective equipment (PPE) is mandatory for this training and must be supplied by the trainee. Hire of some items may be possible. Enquire for details.
There will be an extra day required for your assessment, the cost of the NPTC registration is included in the fee for this course.
Equipment required:
You will need to supply your own PPE and equipment, please ensure that each item is in a good state of repair and meets current British Safety approved standards. PPE and equipment is required as follows:
Chainsaw not more than 15” barFuel for chainsawChainsaw bootsChainsaw protective trousersChainsaw glovesBritish safety standard helmet with ear defenders and visorNon snag upper body clothingTool kit for sawA personal first aid kit A whistleFuel for chainsaw
Please also wear suitable warm clothing.

Monday, 02. September 2019, East Malling Research Station, Chainsaw maintenance and cross cutting

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