It might be a New year but training courses and certification requirements have not changed. We have a few spare places on these winter courses and would be delighted if you wanted to join us.
Where do you start with a Chainsaw.
Late summer means back to school and is the best time of year for training courses. The weather is usually favourable, The days are still long and we don’t disturb the nesting birds with our chainsaws.
Our current stormy weather has caused considerable damage to our trees and now is the time people reach for their chainsaws.
Let’s start with safety – yours – and the safety of everyone else around you.
Chainsaws are commonly used on Farms and Estates but they are, as we know, “high risk” tools. Under the HSE PUWER Regulations it is essential for employers to provide adequate training and ascertain competency before allowing employees to us a chainsaw in the workplace. There are various options to avoid becoming entangled in the unwanted […]
To work in forestry and arboriculture is very attractive to a great many people, both men and women, but to find work using your chainsaw there is a necessity to have the correct Certificates of Competence in place. These open the doors to employment. Employers looking for new members of the team will find somebody […]
We ave some new namesin the #Forestry and Arboriculture industry.
Every now and then a training volcano erupts and in 2012 we had just that happening in the Forestry and Arboriculture Profession.
The eruption has been the management of changes that reflect the complete revision of the National Occupational Standards (NOS) in Trees and Timber.
The new regulations we are looking at are Pest Control – changes to the use of Aluminium Phosphides