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Training Courses

Horticultural Equipment Training

Wood Chippers/Shredders Operative

Wood Chippers / Shredders Operative Training Course


The course is designed to train delegates in the safe and correct use of Chippers and Shredders 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 MHO Regulations 1992. Health and safety awareness training.

Everyone connected with the use of Chippers and Shredders 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 Chippers and Shredders
  • Analysis of Accidents
  • Environmental Aspects
  • Operator Pre-Use Checks
  • PPE Requirements
  • Safe and Correct Use of Chippers and Shredders
  • Post Use Checks
  • Inspection and Maintenance
  • Written Test Paper
  • Course Appraisals / Close


This is a Half Day course.

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

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