ASL Safety & Training

Course Outlines -

Course Outlines -

Lantra Arm Mounted Cutting Equipment

 

Tractors are versatile pieces of machinery due to the ever expanding types of attachments available for them, such as arm mounted cutting equipment. It is important when using the cutter attachments that they are used correctly so to ensure that accidents do not happen. Therefore gaining training is invaluable.
 
 
Target audience: 
 

Our Arm Mounted Cutting Equipment course is suitable for both novice and experienced users of cutting equipment. You will either be an experienced tractor driver or you will have attended a tractor driving course. Our course will allow you to develop and expand where necessary on the skills, safety and knowledge required in order to operate cutting equipment and tractor together safely and competently.

 

Description: 
 
 

Our Arm Mounted Cutting training and assessment course has experienced instructors who will guide you through the training to make sure that you are able to use the tractor and cutting equipment safely and with confidence, understanding the regulations and safety requirements.

Once you have successfully carried out this course you will receive a certificate of training for Arm Mounted Cutting Equipment.

The course has a minimum duration of one day, depending on the experience of the trainees and the range of attachments being delivered.

 

Product objectives: 
 

On completion of the course you will be able to:

 

  • Comply with legal requirements with an emphasis on safe practice.
  • Select the appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Inspect the work area for Health and Safety and Environmental concerns.
  • Identify and understand the controls and components of the equipment
  • Carry out pre-start and daily checks and maintenance as indicated in the manufacturer’s instruction manual.
  • Identify the risks associated with the use of flail cutters.
  • Safely start, stop and check all mechanisms for the tractor and cutters.
  • Operate the machine in a safe and competent manner.
  • Drive and operate the hydraulic controls to achieve an accurate cut.
  • Understand the stability factors associated with the use of side mounted equipment.
  • Put in place any signs or warnings to achieve a safe working environment (if required).
  • Understand the added dangers of operating on the highway and in public areas.
  • Carry out after-use checks and maintenance.
  • Appropriately dispose of waste materials. 

 

 

Course sessions:

 

 

  • General safety when using an arm mounted cutter
  • The cutter
  • Pre-use checks
  • Roadside working
  • Practical operation of the arm mounted cutter
 
 
 
Duration: 
One day (depending on the experience of the trainees)
 
 
Min number of learners:
1
 
 
Max number of learners: 
4