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

What our students have to say

Great course. Graham, the instructor was very informative and the course had all then relevant content and information.

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Thom Edward

August 2019

Very good company to get specialised training. Good instructor, good classroom and study paperwork’s.

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Rafael De Nadai

August 2019

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