Training Certification Extensions

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Training Certification Extensions

09 Apr 2020

Chainsaw Refresher Training

A temporary extension of three months for those Chainsaw Refresher certificates coming up for renewal during the period directly associated with Covid-19 or delayed due to complying with related government advice.  If the Chainsaw Refresher Training certificate is being extended, the site specific risk assessment detail should be used to record for example the competency of the chainsaw operative in relation to the work to be carried out; the level of supervision etc. 

First Aid +F

A temporary extension of three months for those +F first aid certificates coming up for renewal during the period directly associate with Covid-19 or delayed due to complying with related government advice  -  in line with the HSE issued statement referring to the renewal of (general) first aid certificates.

First Aid kits Ensure that the site first aid kit is on site, please add additional PPE for all first aiders this should include face mask, eye protection and disposable gloves.  

FMO Assessment Record of Registration (RoR) – previously known as provisional

Please contact the Individual registration centres about assessment as these will likely be dealt with on a case by case basis. Those which are expiring during the outbreak should be offered a 3month extension if they need it. On site supervision for those drivers on RoR is essential, and this should be recorded. 

The site risk assessment should be

For training enquiries, please contact the relevant training/assessment centre, for FISA training queries please email training@ukfisa.com