This course is UKRS accredited
Arboriculture, Plant & Machinery

Safe use of a Sawmill and Mobile Timber Processing Units

This training aims to give trainees knowledge, understanding and basic skills in the safe operation of saw mills and timber processing units (e.g. Woodmizer). It introduces trainees to the interpretation of information, setting up, operating and shutting down of machinery, selecting and using materials and equipment required for operation, hazards and risks involved with saw mills and mobile timber processing operations, and comply with health and safety legislation. The length of training may vary depending on the objectives covered, the ratio of trainee/instructor and the ability and previous experience of the trainees. The delivery of training covers a mix of both theory and practical elements.

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