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Risk Assessment for Commercial Arboriculture - ONLINE

01/03/2021

ONLINE


RACA-210301-ONLINE


Simon Richmond


6 hours


Places Available


2 days (09.00 - 12.30) 


Exc. VAT Inc. VAT

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course you will be able to:

• State the role and responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HASAWA) and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 (MHSW).
• Understand the concept of Hazard, and Risk Assessment.
• Analyse work operations, identify hazards and risks and evaluate the need for a formal risk assessment.
• Demonstrate an ability to complete generic and pro-forma risk assessment sheets.
• Understand the need for revision and maintenance of existing assessments.

Who is the Course for?

This course is for anyone who is required to manage or supervise arboricultural work operations and for operators required to comply with provided risk assessments.


This course entitles you to CEU's see this link 

Course Content:

This course, split over two half-day sessions, will provide delegates with the knowledge and resources necessary to complete risk assessments for a range of arboricultural operations.

By undertaking a robust risk assessment process delegates will be able to show compliance with legislation as well as meet requirements of insurers.

At the end of the first half-day session, delegates will be set a homework task. When booking, delegates should ensure that they allow sufficient time to undertake this work (approx. 2hrs) before the next session; sessions are typically spaced one week apart. Delegates will be required to share and discuss the findings obtained during the homework task.

Course Materials provided
Electronic copies of the Arboricultural Association’s generic and site-specific risk assessment materials, including proformas.


Certification
Arboricultural Association attendance certificate

Delivery
Via Zoom – please ensure that you have a Zoom account and that your camera and audio are in working order. Please see Zoom Tips
Session 1 - Monday 1 March: 09.00 – 12.30
Session 2 - Monday 8 March: 09.00 – 12.30

Module Pre-requisites:

None

Terms of Cancellation or Amendments to details

  • We reserve the right to cancel courses and refund applicants if there is insufficient demand.
  • A FULL charge will be applied to any booking cancelled less than 10 working days before the event.
  • A £30 administration charge may be applied to changes made to bookings that have been received and acknowledged.

For all course bookings outside the UK and Europe, please email training@trees.org.uk