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Lantra Health & Safety in Agriculture & Horticulture

Duration:          1 day Lantra Training

Attendees:        max. 12 per course

Venue:              This is normally completed at our site locally to Builth Wells.         
                         If you have enough people for a full course we are able to run this course on your site (subject to a pre-course visit).

Pre-requisites:  None 

Qualification:    HAS04

Course Objectives:

  • Know the risks involved in working in Agriculture & Horticulture
  • Know which tasks to complete, or which may be completed, where they are most at risk
  • Know the health and safety regulatory framework which applies when working A&H
  • Understand the impact of the HSE on working in A&H
  • Know safe working practices for working at height
  • Be able to identify, assess and mitigate hazards and risks when working at height
  • Identify common causes of accidents and ill-health
  • Understand how accidents and ill-health might impact their life
  • Understand how to use ladders safely
  • Understand how to assess a ladder before and during use
  • Know basic safety principles when using MEWPs
  • Know the danger presented by overhead powerlines
  • Understand how to plan to work near overhead power lines
  • Understand basic safety principles when using workplace transport
  • Know the various kinds of PPE
  • Understand when and how to use and maintain PPE
  • Know risks to children and members of the public
  • Understand how to reduce risks on open farms
  • Know basic principles of chainsaw safety
  • Know chainsaw safety features
  • Understand the importance of health and safety communication
  • Understand how to assess and make lifts safely
  • Know basic principles of fire prevention and fire fighting in the workplace
  • Know the meaning of key health and safety signage in the workplace and respond accordingly
  • Know the risks posed by vibration and noise

Course Information Sheet: Course Information Sheet - Lantra Health & Safety in Agriculture & Horticulture

To book please email enquiries@mwmac.co.uk