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|July||1 Weeks||3||Part-Time - Day||Kirkley Hall Campus||Skills & Qualifications|
This advanced course covers risk assessment & emergency procedures on the work site including current health and safety requirements and best practice, environmental risks and how to minimize potential environmental damage, equipment preparation, pre use checks, safe use and maintenance, risks and precautions when cutting timber under high tension, including severing, alternative methods and making root plates safe, safe working practices on site including use of banksmen, methods of communication and emergency escape routes, risks associated with winches, preparation and safe use of winches, including side tension or uncontrolled movement, preparation, felling, use of felling aids for windblown and broken trees with hanging tops or other damage, different methods for various situations such as trees over/under guidebar length, rolling trees, branch removal, use of aid tools, cross cut timber to job specification, stack ready for next operation using aid tools, correct disposal of waste, leaving site in safe condition.
Maintenance & Cross Cutting, Felling up 380, Felling Over 380.
This course prepares you for an independent assessment on a different day from training. Normally this will be a full day of assessment to pass the course.
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