Using a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness (formally CS39) – Dates
Using a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness (formally CS39)
So, you have completed your tree climbing and rescue course and are now wanting to use a chainsaw in the tree. The using a chainsaw from a rope and harness (CS39) course is about making the right cut and not damaging the tree. This is not about chop and drop or cut and chuck!
This chainsaw qualification is not something to rush. A healthy respect for the chainsaw is a must, you do not want to end up as a statistic do you?
No doubt up until now you have already been using a silky or chainsaw in a tree with some sort of supervision. But to make sure you stay as safe as possible in the future you will need to have this chainsaw qualification. It will provide you with:
- industry best practice details
- the do’s and don’ts of one-handed cutting
- certificate to show your competence
- compliance with your insurance company
Our two-day use of a chainsaw from a rope and harness course is the perfect chance to:
- work on your positioning within the tree
- learn the cuts to direct the branch to fall where you want it and not hitting that expensive conservatory or wall!
In this chainsaw qualification, you will be learning about:
- achieving the best working position within the crown of the tree
- industry best practice when using a chainsaw in trees
- tree species and how they affect the cuts you make
- condition of the tree and checks to carry out
- how the seasons affect trees and how this will impact you as the cutter
- target pruning biosecurity measures
- the different cuts and when to use them, such as:
- step cut
- sink cut
- V cut
- holding cut
Also, a huge bonus for you is that you can hire one of our chainsaws at no extra charge! The chance to try out a few different makes and see which you like before going out to buy for yourself – how amazing is that!
For more details, check out the Using a Chainsaw from a Rope and Harness course page.