Use of Chainsaw from a Mobile Elevated Work Platform Independent Assessment Unit 311

Course Outline

Use of chainsaw from a MEWP  Mobile Elevated Work Platform  NPTC independent assessment

  • The Use of a Chainsaw from a Mobile Elevated Work Platform is a 1 day NPTC accredited course followed by an independent assessment on completion of the training.
  • This course allows current chainsaw operators to be trained and assessed, confirming their safety and competency in the use of a chainsaw from a Mobile Elevated Work Platform - MEWP.
  • This course also covers the relevant health and safety legislation and industry good practice.

Delegate, Equipment & PPE Requirements


  • Top or rear handled chainsaw (maximum guide bar length 18″)
  • Fuel
  • Bio-degradable Oil
  • Toolkit
  • Pulling rope
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Whistle

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

  • Safety helmet (complying with EN 397)
  • Eye protection (mesh visor EN1731) or Safety Glasses (EN 166)
  • Hearing protection (EN 352)
  • Gloves* with protective guarding on the back of the left hand (EN 381-7)
  • Leg protection* incorporating chain clogging materials (EN 381-5)
  • Protective boots* with good grip and protective guarding on the front vamp and instep (complying with EN 345-2)
    • * These items should carry the chainsaw logo

  • We also recommend you dress appropriately for weather conditions.

Course Content

  • Relevant Health & Safety and industry good practice
  • Set up and operate a MEWP
  • Deal with emergency situations affecting operators working from a MEWP
  • Understand how to operate a chainsaw from a MEWP
  • Prepare a MEWP for transport

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Contact Nina or Graham on 01243 216278 or email to book this course
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