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Combi Tractor Mowers

Tractor and mower combinations are essential pieces of equipment, especially in ground care maintenance, they can also be a potential source of injury if not used and maintained correctly.

This course will provide both new and experienced users with an insight into safety awareness and risk assessment in order to reduce the likelihood of accidents occurring. You will be guided through the use of the combi tractor mower to make sure that you are able to use the machinery safely and with confidence, and that you understand the regulations and safety requirements.

It is important to note that you must be able to drive a tractor and mower combination to standards acceptable to the instructor in order to participate in this training. 

Course Content:

  • Understand the main causes of accidents involving tractors and mowers.
  • Identify the risks associated with the use of tractor and mowers.
  • Elect appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Identify and understand the function of all instruments and controls.
  • Carry out daily checks as indicated in the operator’s manual.
  • Carry out pre-start checks.
  • Identify and report any faults.
  • Perform after-use maintenance.
  • Be aware of different cutting mechanisms available.
  • Set up and adjust the cutting mechanism to achieve the required standard.
  • Understand requirements for travelling on the public highway.
  • Be able to load and transport the machine (if appropriate).
  • Recognise the safe working environment for tractor and mowers combination on typical ground surface condition.
  • Assess the suitability of any ground before driving over it.
  • Perform adjustments to a tractor and mower combination to increase its safety.
  • Operate the machine in a safe and competent manner on varied terrain suitable to the equipment used.

Course Length

  • 1 day, however, longer courses can be arranged for novice users. 

West Berks & Oxon Training

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us

01488 639981

office@wbotraining.co.uk

Kilmarnock House
Unit 1 Woolley Barns
Woolley Nr Wantage
Oxon, OX12 8TA

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