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Safe Use of Petrol Driven Cut-off Saws

This course has been developed to promote the safe use of petrol driven cut off saws in the construction industry. 

This 1/2 day course will be suitable for all construction site workers or others who use petrol driven cut off saws.


Successful delegates will complete the course with an understanding of:

  • The importance of wearing PPE
  • The dangers that dust poses to health
  • The dangers that noise poses to health
  • Effects of vibration on the hand and arm
  • Dangers involved in using a petrol driven cut off saw in poorly ventilated spaces
  • Safety features of a petrol driven cut off saw
  • The importance of ensuring the fuel cap is correctly fitted
  • Causes of kick back
  • The importance of ensuring that the wheel is correct for the machine and application
  • The need for carrying out a site assessment
  • Correct cold and hot start procedures for the saw
  • Correct method for holding the saw
  • Correct technique for cutting stone/brick/concrete on the ground
  • Demonstrate correct technique for cutting metal on the ground


Open Courses - Courses are delivered throughout the year at our regional training centres. The cost per delegate is £135.00 plus VAT. The Training Bundles fee per delegate is £125.00 plus VAT. 

Please click here for more information on our Training Bundle fees.

Private Courses - If you have 6 or more delegates a private course at a venue of your choice may be a more suitable and cost effective option. Contact our administration team on 01752 201616 for more information. 


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  • Start date: Thursday 1st January 1970 (01:00)
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