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Chainsaw – Operate A Pole Saw – Camden/Menangle

March 24, 2020


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When a chainsaw is too big to carry up a ladder, and too dangerous to use while on the ladder, a pole saw is exactly the tool you need. But what sort of pole saw? And how do you use it safely? Tocal’s one-day course can help you get the most out of this useful tool.

The course aims to develop knowledge and skills in:

  • WHS requirements for pole saw operations
  • assessing trees for trimming
  • preparing pole saw for trimming
  • trimming high branches reachable with a power driven pole saw
  • promoting tree growth by trimming and felling excess branches.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Prepare for trimming
  • Assess trees
  • Trim trees
  • Conduct operator maintenance

Course Structure:

  • WHS requirements
  • Identify operational hazards and control measures
  • Pole saw design, components, servicing and chain sharpening
  • Start-up and shut-down procedures
  • Assessing trees for trimming requirements
  • Trimming requirements

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Camden, NSW
Camden, NSW 2570 + Google Map