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Chainsaw and Machine Certification

In the Forestry Commission, machines of all types are now commonplace and are part of normal operations in every forest. The Forestry Commission need to ensure that anyone who uses machines on its land, be they staff or contractors, are competent and trained to use whatever machines they operate and have records to show this.

The aim of this booklet is to give Forestry Commission staff the latest guidance and policy on training and the certification of Forest Machines.