Course Duration : 1 days for up to 6 operators

Please also note that this course is for use of Lawn Mowers/Grass Cutting operation. 

Ratio               1 days            1 Machine    :     6 Trainees     :       1 Instructor

1.         Aim

            To train operators in the safe use of Lawn Mowers/Grass Cutters

2.         Elements

            Trainees will receive training on the following elements.

2.1       Operators responsibilities under the relevant legislation, i.e. H&S Law, PUWER Regs 1998, Management of Health & Safety 1999.

2.2       Inspection and selection of equipment and the sections of the               relevant sections of legislation.

2.3       Do’s and don’ts, to include the correct PPE

2.4       Safety regulations applicable to the use of Lawn Mowers/Grass cutters and their use.

2.5       Pre Use Checks

3.         Knowledge

            On completion of the course, trainees will have an understanding of :

            3.1       Safety requirements for the use of Lawn Mowers/Grass Cutters

            3.2       Their responsibilities under the relevant safety legislation.

            3.3       Advantages and disadvantages of various types of machine

            3.4       Inspection requirements.

4.         Skills

            On completion of the course, trainees will be able to :

            4.1       Carry out pre use checks.

            4.2       Start the machine(s) correctly

4.3.      Accurately use the machine for work as defined by the course programme.

  • Be aware of any safety precautions that are applicable to the machine and its usage.