The chainsaw refresher course is designed for those who have previously taken the operation and maintenance course. It is recommended by the Health and Safety Executive that a refresher course is taken every three to five years depending on the level of use by the operative. This enables you to comply with the latest Health and Safety Regulations.
Health and safety: risk assessment, legislation, emergency planning
Maintenance: Sharpening, daily servicing and machine checks
Cross cutting: starting, stance, cutting, works planning
Forestry Helmet (EN 397) with ear muffs and mesh visor
Chainsaw Protective Trousers (pr EN 381-5) Type C all-round leg protection
Safety Boots with chainsaw protection to BS EN ISO 20345:2004 and bearing a shield depicting a chainsaw to show compliance with EN381-3 (toe cap - EN 345 Chainsaw protection pr EN 345 part 2). For on ground operations, Forestry ‘Wellingtons’ with chainsaw protection are suitable.
Chainsaw gloves (EN381-7).
Dates & Location:
9:00 to 17:00
Lewes Campus - Plumpton College
Course Fee: £300
Assessment Fee: £134
Ready to take the next step?
Apply for this course online now to begin you journey towards a qualification in Chainsaw Maintenance & Crosscutting Refresher.