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Summary of the New Pesticide Regulations 2012

New pesticide regulations came into effect on 18th July 2012 in the UK, effectively removing grandfather rights for sprayer operators, and requiring mandatory testing for spraying equipment; with the exception of hand held and knapsack sprayers. Practical Implications Existing certificates of competence for spray operators are, and will be still recognised. National Sprayer Testing Scheme […]

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Chainsaw Courses from Leading Land Based Training Provider Newlands Training

Do you have the right certificates for the job you do? Leading land based training provider Newlands Training has reminded all arboriculturalists working with chainsaws that they are required to hold certificates of competence before they can work. Newlands Training supplies a range of basic and intermediate chainsaw courses supporting a wide variety of occupations, […]

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Newlands Training Provide Fork Lift Truck and Telescopic Handlers Courses

Have you got the correct certification for the machines you operate at work? Land based training provider Newlands Training offer nationally recognised qualifications for counterbalance fork lift truck and telescopic handlers, enabling each employee to operate safely and confidently. To enable Newlands Training to supply the highest quality teaching to each of their trainees, and […]

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Pesticide Spraying Courses Now Available form Newland Training

This is the season for pesticide application, and unless born before 31st December 1964, those working within the industry must hold a valid Certificate of Competence. Land based training provider Newlands Training offer the full range of pesticide spraying courses from the NPTC, allowing those without ‘Grandfather Rights’ the opportunity to work safely within the […]

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Professional Tree Inspection Courses Available from Newlands Training in the New Year

With the harsh winter conditions our trees can suffer a beating, so to make them safe or to improve their appearance there may be need for a professional tree inspection. Newlands Training is offering places on the Lantra Awards certificated Professional Tree Inspection course which will be running on 7th/8th/9th February 2011. This is an […]

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Time for a Quick Check-up – Reminder for Forestry and Arboricultural Professionals to Check Their Skills

Just a reminder for all professionals in the forestry and arboriculture industry to check that their skills and certificates are up-to-date. Quick Checklist • Is your equipment in good condition? Such as a well-maintained chainsaws and ropes and harness in good condition. • Does your protective clothing (PPE) reach the correct specification for the work you do? […]

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