L M R Training Services Ltd

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Chainsaws - Maintenance and Cross-cutting

Course Aims –
•state and identify the necessary protective clothing required, and locate the various standard marks
•state and identify desirable safety features of a chainsaw
•identify faults and defects on a chainsaw prior to use and decide which the operator can remedy and which require professional attention
•maintain guide bar and sharpen chains to manufacturer’s specifications
•carry out correctly all routine maintenance in the trainee guide and/or manufacturer’s instruction book
•start the chainsaw from both cold and hot in a safe manner
•check the performance of the saw by cross cutting and taking any necessary remedial action
•cross-cut timber accurately and stack safely
NB: The correct protective clothing must be worn by those undertaking the last three objectives.

Max No of Candidates – 4

Duration – 2 Days

Awarding Body – LANTRA ITA

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