Arm Mounted Flail Cutter - HGC Training

Training Courses

Arm Mounted Flail Cutter

Course Objectives

To enable course members to:

  • Comply with legal requirements with an emphasis on safe practice
  • Identify the risks associated with the use of flail cutters
  • Select the appropriate PPE and machine guarding
  • Identify and understand the controls and components of the machine
  • Carry out pre-start and daily checks and maintenance as indicated in the operator's manual
  • Understand the added dangers of operating on the highway and in public areas
  • Put in place any signs or warnings in order to achieve a safe working environment
  • Inspect the work area for Health and Safety and Environmental concerns.
  • Safely start, stop and check all mechanisms including prime mover and cutter
  • Understand the stability factors associated with the use of side mounted equipment
  • Drive and operate the hydraulic controls to achieve an accurate cut
  • Operate the machine in a safe and competent manner, maintaining all round observation
  • Carry out after-use checks and maintenance

Who is the Course For?

Suitable for experienced tractor drivers, or people who have attended a tractor driving course. Suitable for both novices and experienced flail cutter operators in agriculture, amenity, forestry and industrial industries.


1, 2 or 3 days, dependent on experience with flail cutter and the sections to be included. Classroom and practical.

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