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Chainsaw Training – What You Need to Know

Most farms possess a chainsaw, which can be used for cutting firewood, topping fence posts, thinning coppices and felling large trees. No forestry machinery, particularly the farm chainsaw, should be used without adequate training, an understanding of the risks involved, the correct protective clothing and proper communication arrangements.

Chainsaw Training – What You Need to Know

Most farms possess a chainsaw, which can be used for cutting firewood, topping fence posts, thinning coppices and felling large trees. No forestry machinery, particularly the farm chainsaw, should be used without adequate training, an understanding of the risks involved, the correct protective clothing and proper communication arrangements.

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Andrew Murray - Short Course Manager

Andrew Murray’s career in agriculture began back in 2001 when he enrolled at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) in Northern Ireland and undertook an HND in Agriculture with Mechanisation.

Andrew Murray - Short Course Manager

Andrew Murray’s career in agriculture began back in 2001 when he enrolled at the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) in Northern Ireland and undertook an HND in Agriculture with Mechanisation.

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An interview with Peter Hemsley

Peter has recently qualified as the first senior bridge inspector under the new Bridge Inspector Scheme, read all about Peter’s experience from registering to achieving certification.

An interview with Peter Hemsley

Peter has recently qualified as the first senior bridge inspector under the new Bridge Inspector Scheme, read all about Peter’s experience from registering to achieving certification.