This course is essential for anyone required to use a chainsaw. Felling timber using chainsaws is one of the most dangerous tasks carried out on farms and in forests. 6.5% of all deaths on Irish farms are chainsaw related. This course will teach participants the necessary knowledge and skills to minimise the dangers of working with a chainsaw.
Cut trees up to guide bar length
Cross cutting. Snedding (debranching)
Taking down of hung-up trees
General chainsaw maintenance
Upon successful completion of this course participants will gain the skills and knowledge necessary to safely operate and store a chainsaw.
This Course is Designed For:
Anyone required to use a chainsaw
This course is classroom based and it is highly interactive with role-playing and practical exercises to reinforce the participants understanding and learning.
What to Bring to the Course:
Participants should wear comfortable clothing for practical activities.
Duration of the Course:
A maximum of 6 per course.
Upon successful completion of this course participants will receive a certificate in basic chainsaw training.