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Training Courses

Horticultural Equipment Training

Brushcutters / Strimmers

Brushcutters and Hedgetrimmers Operative Training Course

Introduction:

The course is designed to train delegates in the safe and correct use of Brushcutters, Strimmers and Hedgetrimmers in the workplace. It covers the requirements of the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) 1998, COSHH Regulations 2002, Noise at Work Regulations 2005, PPE Regulations 1992 and the Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 (HAVS). Health and safety awareness training.

Everyone connected with the use of Brushcutters, Strimmers and Hedgetrimmers will benefit from this course, including safety personnel, site management and all operational staff, including machine operators.

Course Syllabus:

  • Introduction and Registration
  • Pre Course Test Paper
  • Statutory Instruments
  • Risk Assessments
  • Safe Systems of Work
  • Types of Brushcutters, Strimmers and Hedgetrimmers
  • Analysis of Accidents
  • Environmental Aspects
  • Operator Pre-Use Checks
  • PPE Requirements
  • Safe and Correct Use of Brushcutters, Strimmers and Hedgetrimmers
  • Post Use Checks
  • Inspection and Maintenance
  • Written Test Paper
  • Course Appraisals / Close

Duration:

This is a Half Day Course

Classroom based course, followed by practical assessment sessions to confirm correct use of equipment.

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