Safe Use of a Power Pole Pruner



Safe Use of a Power Pole Pruner

This Safe Use of a Power Pole Pruner   course aims to allow current and potential powered pole pruner operators to gain the industry-wide and accepted NPTC accreditation with an independent assessment to confirm safety and competence.

This qualification covers the ability to work safely, use a powered pole pruner, know relevant health & safety legislation and industry good practice.
Course Content

  • Risk Assessment, Emergency planning, Health & Safety
  • Legislation, Safe work, Safety Features
  • Tools, Equipment & Personal Protective Equipment
  • Maintenance
  • Bar & Chain
  • Filing
  • Re-assembly
  • Environmental Awareness & Waste Disposal
  • Pre-Start Checks, Safe Starting.
  • Tree Identification, pruning effects, methods, remove branches & trapped pruner.
  • Tension, compression & Long climbs,

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Course Requirements
You are required to provide your own Tools & Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for this training course.

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):
  • Safety helmet (complying with EN 397)
  • Eye protection (mesh visor complying with EN 1731 or safety glasses to EN 166)
  • Hearing protection (complying with EN 352)
  • Gloves* with protective guarding on the back of the left hand (complying with EN 381-7)
  • Leg protection* incorporating chain clogging materials (complying with 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.

  • Powered Pole Pruner
  • Fuel
  • Toolkit
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Whistle

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We can deliver on-site and bespoke training packages to meet your business needs.

For further information contact:

Kelly, Nina or Graham on 01243 216278



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