Lantra basic chainsaw maintenance & cross-cutting

Borders Machinery Ring Limited

Lantra basic chainsaw maintenance & cross-cutting

Lantra Award in Ground based Forestry & Arborial Operations -Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross-Cutting

This Award comes with a Certificate of Training for the candidate, with recommendations of achievement for

  • Safety, Health & Welfare
  • Chainsaw/Small Engine Maintenance 
  • Crosscutting

Initial training is carried out over 2 days and one day refresher training is recommended within 2 to 3 years for occasional users and 5 years for full-time users to keep skills current.

Pre-course reading and learning can be found on the HSE chainsaw publication and more generally at HSE website

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