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Chainsaw Crosscut Operations

Chainsaw Crosscut training—basic maintenance & crosscut operation can be completed using petrol engine or electric chainsaws.
You will learn

• Basic Safety
• Responsibilities (Employer and Employee)
• PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
• Pre Use Inspection and Checks
• Basic Maintenance and Servicing
• General Operating
• Cutting Practices & Techniques (Cross Cut Operations only)

Please note: this training does not include tree felling, only basic cross cutting for groundwork.

Chainsaw Crosscut Operations
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Candidates per course

Maximum of 4 delegates per day. All experiences:

Safety Helmet:  Forestry helmet combined unit only, incorporating safety helmet, ear protection and face mesh

Footwear:  Chainsaw boots which are resistant to chain penetration, safety boots and gaiters are allowable for occasional users

Gloves:  Chainsaw mitts, offering protection on the back of the left hand, chainsaw gloves are allowed for occasional users

Lower Body: Chainsaw trousers with ballistic filling to the front are a minimum requirement; all round ballistic protection is preferred. Where occasional and multi users use the same PPE, chainsaw leggings and braces/belts are allowed.

Upper Body: Chainsaw jacket with selected areas being in ballistic material is preferred, however close fitting upper body clothing is acceptable for occasional users

Face Mask:  When operating in dusty conditions an appropriate facemask must be used

Course fees

  • BSG Members – £415 + VAT*
  • Non-members – £520 + VAT*

*Additional to these prices is mileage and overnight accommodation if necessary. Above prices are a standard daily rate for all candidates and not the cost per person. Course durations are determined by the accrediting body and are dependent on candidate experience and numbers. Prices quoted include certification and ID Cards where applicable.

Course venue

Chainsaw Crosscut Operations training would be delivered to you on your own site. You would need to supply the machine/equipment and an area to conduct the training.

20% discount for BSG members on all courses

We offer a range of membership packages to suit your business needs so why not become a member today.

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